Gov. Bruce Rauner has returned legislation to the General Assembly that attempts to curtail heroin overdoses, fearing a burdensome cost to the state.
Gov. Bruce Rauner, the former college football quarterback, presaged Friday’s Illinois State Fair kickoff with a pep-rally cheer: “Let’s have fun, let’s open these gates up and celebrate with this fair. Let’s go, 2015!”
Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law barring Illinois lawmakers from receiving a pay raise this year.
What began as a bipartisan effort to distribute $5 billion in federal funds, and keep some Illinois programs afloat despite a budget stalemate, appeared Tuesday to be headed for a veto by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner amid a continuing financing feud with Democrats in the General Assembly.
Governor Nixon has struck down legislation that would make Missouri a Right-to-Work state.
Illinois Supreme Court on Friday struck down a 2013 law that sought to fix the nation’s worst government-employee pension crisis, a ruling that forces the state to find another way to overcome a massive budget deficit.
The red tape holding up an actual, legal, medical marijuana transaction in Illinois should not count against people who need the drug, according to a bill in the General Assembly.
Women make 71 cents to every $1 men make in Missouri. The national average is 78 cents to the dollar, according to Doyle.
Republican Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, filed legislation Thursday to block the sale or refinancing of bonds by Gov. Jay Nixon to fund a new NFL stadium.
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.”