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Illinois Gov. Wants to Cut Amtrak Funding

Bruce Rauner’s budget could reduce number of trains between Chicago & St. Louis

02/20/2015

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Missouri House Gives Final Approval to ‘Right-to-Work’ Bill

The Senate will now have a chance to consider the legislation, but it’s unclear whether it will pass in that chamber.

02/12/2015

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Largest Ill. Employee Union Says Rauner’s Latest Executive Action is ‘Blatantly Illegal’

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s move to eliminate “fair share” payments from public sector employees who opt out of joining a union, but still get benefits from collective bargaining, is “blatantly illegal,” according to AFSCME Council 31 spokesman Anders Lindall.

02/11/2015

Sen Dick Durbin (D-IL) makes his comments at the Jefferson Jackson dinner in St. Louis on June 7, 2014. The Jefferson Jackson dinner is a yearly gathering of the state's democratic party. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Durbin Says He’s Against ‘Right to Work’ Laws and Doesn’t Want Them in Illinois

Durbin says if the result of a right-to-work law is reducing pay and preventing employees from collectively bargaining over workplace conditions, the idea “doesn’t do workers any favors.”

02/09/2015

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Gov. Rauner Visits Troy, Discusses Right To Work

Republican also says he’s working to find funding for subsidized daycare

02/05/2015

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 4: Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering while incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is yet to concede on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Rauner leads by over 170,000 votes with 98 percent reporting. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Rauner Says His Agenda Will Make Illinois More Competitive

“We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children’s education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state’s most vulnerable,” Rauner told members of the General Assembly.”

02/04/2015

Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle waves at the podium during day three of the Republican National Convention (RNC) at the Xcel Energy Center on September 3, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota. The GOP will nominate U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) as the Republican choice for U.S. President on the last day of the convention.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Gov. Rauner Picks St. Louis Native as Senior Adviser

Linda Lingle served two terms as governor of Hawaii

01/22/2015

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Ill. Gov. Rauner Wants to Take Closer Look at Gaming Industry

Rauner says he doesn’t like to gamble, but he also recognizes the state is losing money to casinos in neighboring states.

01/20/2015

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner delivers his remarks during ceremonies at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Illinois on January 12, 2015. Rauner defeated outgoing Governor Pat Quinn. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Rauner Reverses Quinn Board Appointments

New Illinois governor’s staff says state senate never confirmed the posts

01/13/2015

Governor-elect Bruce Rauner attends an interfath prayer service on January 12, 2015 prior to his inauguration (Facebook/@brucerauner)

Illinois Has a New Governor

Bruce Rauner takes oath of office in Springfield

01/12/2015

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