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  • Mundelein trustee endorses Rauner 'Turnaround Agenda'

    Mundelein trustee endorses Rauner 'Turnaround Agenda'
    Mundelein Village Trustee Ed Sullivan forcefully took a stand supporting Gov. Bruce Rauner's "Turnaround Agenda" during an April 27 meeting, even though the topic had been removed from consideration days before. At least one union activist was on hand...
  • Democrats highlight potential obstacles in Rauner budget

    With just weeks left before Illinois' 2016 budget must be passed, Democratic leaders and GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner remain far apart on how to bridge a $6 billion revenue gap. A memo circulated by Senate Democrats late Tuesday questions roughly $5.8 billion...
  • Illinois governor tries novel approach in anti-union battle

    Illinois governor tries novel approach in anti-union battle
    It's the latest front in the continuing battle over organized labor's influence, but what's happening in Illinois looks nothing like the juggernaut unleashed in other Midwestern states where conservative statehouses have stripped power from unions with...
  • Rauner administration to restore $26 million in grant cuts

    Gov. Bruce Rauner's office said Thursday that an unexpected windfall of revenue from income tax receipts will allow the state to restore $26 million in grants for services including autism treatment, indigent burials and immigrant and refugee aid cut by...
  • County board's draft resolution calling for reform draws critics

    County board's draft resolution calling for reform draws critics
    Benito Rivera sat through a two-and-a-half hour meeting while Kane County board members discussed unfunded mandates, term limits and limiting campaign contributions by unions — just so he could have his say. Unions are "the only crutch holding...
  • Former Illinois Gov Walker remembered for wit and spark

    Former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker is being remembered as a passionate and intelligent man with a confrontational side. His son, Dan Walker Jr., says his father died at his California home Wednesday morning. He says his father accomplished many things,...
  • Balanced budget slated for Skokie Village Board vote

    The Skokie Village Board is expected to vote on a proposed 2015-16 budget that includes a new food and beverage tax in June after wrapping up its third and final budget hearing this week. The proposed budget calls for expenses of nearly $55 million in...
  • Bill to aid Obama library, Lucas museum sent to Rauner's desk

    Bill to aid Obama library, Lucas museum sent to Rauner's desk
    State lawmakers on Thursday quickly approved a measure aimed at providing legal protections for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's efforts to build President Barack Obama's presidential library and the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. The legislation clarifies that the...
  • Medicaid hit with $106 million cut from Illinois budget deal

    Illinois nursing homes are at a loss for how they will deal with a roughly $65 million cut in state Medicaid funding made by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office as part of a budget fix for this fiscal year. Pat Comstock, executive director of Health Care...
  • Correction: Illinois Budget story

    In a story April 23 and April 24 about Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget cuts, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Illinois community colleges spokesman Matthew Berry said the cuts would have an immediate impact on schools. Berry said the cuts wouldn'...
  • Rauner takes budget ax to health care for the poor

    Rauner takes budget ax to health care for the poor
    A month ago, new Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and state lawmakers agreed to $300 million in cuts as part of a plan to fix a budget passed last year that didn't have enough money to cover 12 months of spending. On Thursday, a few details of what those...