Saturday, October 24, 2020

Illinois Ready to Deploy 550 Guardsmen If Needed in Puerto Rico

CHICAGO (October 2, 2017) – Governor Bruce Rauner is reaching out to officials in Puerto Rico, letting them know the state of Illinois stands...

State Treasurer Mike Frerichs (D) and others Urge Life Insurance Bill...

From Chicago:  State Treasurer Mike Frerichs, Cook County Board President, Toni Preckwinkle, and state lawmakers urge Gov Rauner to sign a bill passed by...

Treasurer Mike Frerichs Says Governor Needs to Take Further Steps to...

CHICAGO – Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs is calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner to take action to prevent Illinois from sinking into junk bond status....

Comptroller Leslie Munger (R) on Illinois Running Out of Money

Illinois State Comptroller, Leslie Munger briefs reporters on the current financial state and the growing backlog of unpaid bills. Comptroller Munger talks about...

Gov Rauner and Republican lawmakers on the “Utter Failure” to Pass...

From the State Capitol:  On the last day of the spring legislative session, when no budget was passed, Gov Rauner is joined by Republican...

Gov Rauner Says He’ll Call a Special Session, if SB-1, the...

Auburn, IL -- Gov Bruce Rauner said Friday, that he will call a special session of the legislature to pass a school funding bill,...

Gov Rauner Calls a Special Session Beginning the Week of June...

Springfield:  Gov Rauner on Thursday called for a Special Session to address the continuing lack of a state budget.  The Governor is calling for...

Gov Rauner Capitol Press Conference

From the State Capitol:  Following a ceremony marking the first annual "Gold Star Families Day", Gov Rauner talks with reporters about the elections, the...

UnClaimed Property Auction

Our Shirley Descorbeth reports on the Treasurer's office plans to hold an online auction of unclaimed property. The auction will be held from...

Gov Rauner Comments on End of Legislative Session, May 31, 2015

The legislature is supposed to have wrapped up business at the end of May, including passage of a State Budget. But this year...

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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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