Thursday, March 30, 2017

Gov Rauner Pushes Pension Trade-Off Deal, As Major Step to End...

Chicago:  At a press conference Friday, Gov Rauner announced 26 House Republicans are ready to support a pension bill that would look to save the...

Gov Rauner on Upgrading the State’s Cyber Security and Integrating Illinois’...

From Springfield: Gov Rauner and Dept of Illinois Technology Director, Hardik Bhatt talk about the progress they've made in updating the state's computer...

Cook Co Judge Orders Comptroller Mendoza to Issue Paychecks to Lawmakers

March 23, Springfield: Late Thursday afternoon, a Cook Co Judge ruled that Illinois legislators must be paid, and that the Executive Branch cannot hold...

Gov Rauner comments on Budget, State-worker Pay & “Grand Bargain”

Springfield:  Following an address on rural issues, Gov Rauner held a brief media availability. The governor spoke about his belief that AG Madigan and Comptroller...

Battle Lines Being Drawn Over the Legality of Paying State Workers...

Springfield:  The last full budget passed by the Legislature expired June 30, 2015.  The last funding bill to legally fund state operations, ran out...

Expanding Illinois’ Managed Care of Medicaid

From Chicago: Gov Rauner is joined by medical personnel and Director Felicia Norwood, of the Dept of Healthcare & Family Services, to announce an...

Gov. Rauner Tours Tornado Damage in Naplate (3/1/17)

Naplate: The day after a tornado hit the town killing one man, and destroying a number of buildings, Gov Rauner and members of the...

Gov Rauner Takes Reporters Questions Following AFSCME Strike Vote

From the Governor's office in the State Capitol: Gov Rauner reacts to the vote by state workers to authorize their union, AFSCME Local 31,...

Gov Rauner Delivers the FY 2018 Budget Address. [ Full Speech...

From the State Capitol:  Gov Rauner delivers his third budget address, at a time when the state is facing a broad-based financial crisis, due...

Gov Rauner Takes Questions on “Ask the Governor”

From WBEZ Chicago:  Gov Bruce Rauner goes on the air and takes questions from WBEZ radio listeners, as he talks about his administration, and...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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