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  • Illinois governor says New Jersey is 'going down the drain'

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Republican governor of Illinois has some harsh words for Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who campaigned hard for his election last year. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says New Jersey "is lost." He said during an...
  • Letter: Dollar signs are superseding consequences of pot legalization

    Letter: Dollar signs are superseding consequences of pot legalization
    Shortly after being sworn into office, Gov. Bruce Rauner told General Counsel Jason Barclay to move ahead on the authorization process to establish a list of growing and dispensary centers for medical marijuana. But even before Illinois' Medical...
  • Lake Forest, Lake Bluff brace for proposed Rauner budget cuts

    Lake Forest, Lake Bluff brace for proposed Rauner budget cuts
    It's been about two weeks since Governor Bruce Rauner called for a drastic cut in the amount of income tax revenue municipalities receive from the state. While the negotiating process is just beginning, Rauner's proposal has Lake Forest and Lake Bluff...
  • Skokie mayor: Rauner budget would force tax increase or cut in services

    Skokie mayor: Rauner budget would force tax increase or cut in services
    Skokie would lose about $3.2 million or 6.4 percent of its operating budget should Gov. Bruce Rauner's controversial budget proposal become law, according to Skokie Mayor George Van Dusen. "That represents 50 percent of the budget for the police patrol,...
  • Arlington Heights officials slam proposed cuts

    Arlington Heights officials slam proposed cuts
    A frustrated group of Arlington Heights trustees said a proposal to cut local governments' share of state income taxes would significantly affect the village. Trustees unanimously passed a resolution at a meeting Monday night asking the Illinois...
  • Park Ridge mayor asks for citizen objections to proposed cuts in state tax revenue

    Park Ridge mayor asks for citizen objections to proposed cuts in state tax revenue
    Park Ridge Mayor David Schmidt is asking citizens to oppose potential cuts in state revenue that could impact the city's finances. City Manager Shawn Hamilton told the City Council on Feb. 23 that Park Ridge could lose $1.7 million in annual state...
  • River Forest Village Board hopefuls face off at forum

    River Forest Village Board hopefuls face off at forum
    Economic development, Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget cuts and healing as a community after the divisive Roosevelt Exterior Project hearing took center stage Feb. 26 at a candidate forum on the campus of Concordia University. Five of the six...
  • Illinois hunters, outdoorsmen hope for ally in Rauner

    Illinois hunters and outdoors enthusiasts see Gov. Bruce Rauner as a potential new ally in Springfield as they eye legislation this session that includes measures to ban the use of drones to track wildlife, allow silencers at gun ranges, expand coyote...
  • Illinois lawmakers propose measure to battle heroin abuse

    Two Illinois lawmakers announced bipartisan legislation Monday that would spend $25 million to combat an epidemic of heroin and prescription drug abuse, although some other politicians doubted that the measure would be approved when the state faces...
  • Rauner decries high Lake County property taxes during Mundelein visit

    Rauner decries high Lake County property taxes during Mundelein visit
    Limiting unions' power, revising campaign finance laws and creating term limits for elected officials were among the topics Gov. Bruce Rauner discussed during a March 2 visit with the Mundelein-Vernon Hills Rotary Club. Rauner was on a tour titled...
  • Moody's: Rauner's budget 'hard to implement'

    A top credit rating agency has called GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner's $32 billion budget proposal "hard to implement" because of likely Democratic opposition in the Illinois Legislature. Moody's Investors Service issued a statement Tuesday saying many of Rauner'...