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  • What a Gov. Rauner means for Illinois

    And now, with a new governor ready to take his oath, all eyes in Illinois turn to Springfield. That in itself is remarkable. One party has run state government for so long that many voters could spend less time brightly wondering "What next?" than...
  • Quinn-Rauner fight echoes as lawmakers return for veto session

     Quinn-Rauner fight echoes as lawmakers return for veto session
    The campaign is over but remnants of the fight between Gov. Pat Quinn and Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner remain as lawmakers return to Springfield this week, with the Democrat looking to score a final victory by raising the state's minimum wage while the...
  • Madigan: 'Very productive' first meeting with Gov.-elect Rauner

    Madigan: 'Very productive' first meeting with Gov.-elect Rauner
    Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton held their first meeting with Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner on Thursday, emerging to say they will put the negativity of the campaign behind them and work together on the...
  • Bruce Rauner says he hopes Illinois Supreme Court gives clue on pension law

     Bruce Rauner says he hopes Illinois Supreme Court gives clue on pension law
    Making his first post-election appearance at the Capitol on Thursday, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner said he hopes the Illinois Supreme Court eventually will provide guidance on what changes are acceptable when it comes to fixing the state's more than $100...
  • To grow Illinois jobs, fix the tax code

    To grow Illinois jobs, fix the tax code
    Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner told voters over and over during his gubernatorial campaign that he's a "business guy," not a career politician. Given the poor state of this state, Rauner could pretty much take his pick of business issues, and Illinois would be...
  • Landmark state pension law struck down by Springfield judge

    Landmark state pension law struck down by Springfield judge
    A judge on Friday struck down the state’s landmark pension law that sought to fix Illinois’ $104.6 billion government retirement system debt, declaring the measure unconstitutional and clearing a path for a showdown in the Illinois Supreme...
  • Illinois politicians seeking court guidance on pensions may be let down

    Illinois politicians seeking court guidance on pensions may be let down
    For Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner and other politicians looking to the courts for guidance on how to legally reduce a worst-in-the-nation public pension debt that threatens to hamstring Illinois' economy and government, Sangamon County Circuit Judge John Belz...
  • Endorsements for the Illinois House

    Endorsements for the Illinois House
    The Tribune continues endorsements today in contested races for the Illinois House. 41st District: Rep. Darlene Senger's run for Congress has opened this west suburban seat. Republican Grant Wehrli, a Naperville city councilman, faces Democrat Ed...
  • Voters in Illinois should realize it's time for change

    All voters should ask themselves whether they are happy with Illinois and our leaders. If pleased, then they should vote for the status quo and re-elect incumbents, giving House Speaker Michael Madigan supermajority control once again. Under one party...
  • The Quinncome Tax

    The Quinncome Tax
    Here is the editorial that this cartoon will run with in the Sunday Chicago Tribune: Anatomy of your Quinncome Tax On Nov. 4, will voters hold these politicians to their words? print only     To you, the race for governor may be about whether...
  • Lisa Madigan leads big in attorney general race, Tribune poll finds

     Lisa Madigan leads big in attorney general race, Tribune poll finds
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan holds an overwhelming advantage against her Republican challenger as she seeks her fourth term, a Chicago Tribune poll finds. The survey found Madigan with 61 percent support compared with 24 percent for Paul...