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Bruce Rauner

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  • Keeping state secrets at the public's expense

    Keeping state secrets at the public's expense
    Bruce Rauner promised that, if elected governor, he would shake things up in Springfield, but it's only taken him a few months to learn the Springfield way. There are secret meetings taking place on secret plans to dig the state out of its current...
  • Judge allows union-fee lawsuit to proceed _ without Rauner

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit over forced fees paid by non-union state workers may proceed, but without the governor participating, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman decreed that the Republican, who has tried to...
  • Judge drops Rauner 'fair share' suit, lets non-union workers' case proceed

    Judge drops Rauner 'fair share' suit, lets non-union workers' case proceed
    A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit challenging the requirement that non-union public employees pay a share of collective bargaining costs, but allowed three workers contesting the payments to proceed with their own complaint....
  • Illinois lawmakers remain far apart on budget, Rauner agenda

    Illinois lawmakers signaled Tuesday they are far from agreement on a new state budget or Gov. Bruce Rauner's pro-business agenda, raising the possibility the divided Legislature will be forced into an even more politically difficult summer overtime...
  • House approves bill allowing students to opt out of exams

    The Illinois House has approved a bill that would protect students and their schools from being "negatively impacted" if they choose not to take state assessment tests. Lawmakers approved the measure by a 64-47 vote Tuesday. It would allow students to...
  • Rauner, money talk in House right-to-work vote

    Rauner, money talk in House right-to-work vote
    Gov. Bruce Rauner had several House Republicans over to the governor's mansion last week to ask them to vote "present" when the House Democrats' called their right-to-work bill the following day. Right-to-work laws allow union members to not pay for any...
  • 'Right to Try' medical measure sent to Illinois governor

    Illinois is one step closer to granting patients with terminal illnesses the ability to access experimental drugs. The Illinois Senate approved the bipartisan measure Tuesday with a 55-0 vote. It passed the House last month with a vote of 114-1. The...
  • 'Right-to-try' bill sent to Rauner

     'Right-to-try' bill sent to Rauner
    Terminally ill patients would be allowed to try experimental drugs and treatments not yet approved by the federal government under a measure state lawmakers sent Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday. The "Right to Try" legislation would give patients with...
  • Lake County child care providers protest Rauner budget plan

    Lake County child care providers protest Rauner budget plan
    State-funded, home-based day care providers remain worried they'll lose their jobs if Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed cuts to the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) take place on July 1. The governor's proposal to cut 20 percent of the program's...
  • Efforts underway to raise $8.8M for governor's mansion

    Efforts are being launched this week to raise private money to pay for a needed $8.8 million in renovations and repairs to the 160-year-old Illinois Executive Mansion in Springfield. The Illinois Executive Mansion Association is hosting a cocktail...
  • Efforts underway to raise $8.8M for governor's mansion

    Efforts underway to raise $8.8M for governor's mansion
    Sangamon County officials are launching efforts this week to raise private money to pay for $8.8 million in needed renovations and repairs to the 160-year-old Illinois Executive Mansion in Springfield. The nonprofit Illinois Executive Mansion...