Bruce Rauner

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Judge Overturns Illinois Order Restricting Union Dues

St. Clair County’s Christopher Kolker takes action against Governor Rauner’s executive decision

04/10/2015

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Tobacco QuitLine, SIDS Prevention Funds Cut in Ill.

Gov. Rauner takes away $4.5 million in an effort to plug state budget hole.

04/04/2015

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Illinois Gov. Rauner Endorses Spy Agency Bid

St. Clair County is hoping to get National Geospatial Intelligence Agency to move out of St. Louis .

03/30/2015

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Budget Cuts Could Harm SIUE Pharmacy School

University presidents criticize Gov. Rauner’s fiscal belt-tightening

03/13/2015

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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

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

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

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

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

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