Gov. Rauner Issues 'State of the State' to Mixed reactionsIllinois Governor Bruce Rauner used his annual State of the State speech to address some familiar themes.
Greitens Pledges "Boldest State Tax Reform"Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Wednesday promised the "boldest state tax reform in America" even as new federal and state tax cuts are just taking effect.
Missouri State of the State Address Tonight As Revenue Growth LagsWednesday marks the start of year two for the Missouri governor.
UPDATE: Missouri House Gives Initial Approval to Right-to-WorkThe House voted 101-58 Wednesday to give initial approval to the bill, which would ban mandatory union fees. The bill needs another House vote before it can move to the Senate.
Greitens Focuses on Job Growth During State of the State``The people have sent us a message: We must do everything in our power to put people back to work in good, high-paying jobs,'' Greitens says.
The Latest: Madigan Says He's Open to New Pension DealHouse Speaker Michael Madigan says he's open to considering a new pension overhaul and is ``anxious'' to see legislation.
Nixon Focuses on Ethics in Final State of the State SpeechNixon cited big checks to candidates from donors and lobbyist gifts as giving the perception of undue influence on public officials.
Nixon to Address Missouri Lawmakers in Final State of StateNixon's is scheduled to give his last State of the State speech on Wednesday night.
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."
Text of Missouri GOP Response to State of State AddressText of the Republican response by House Speaker John Diehl to Democratic Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State address
Text of Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State AddressRead the text of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State address on January 21, 2015.
Gov. Nixon Urges Court Reform, 'Healing and Hope' After FergusonDuring his remarks Wednesday related to Ferguson, Nixon said there often is "too much fear and too little trust."