State of the State

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

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the state legislature during the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Text of Missouri GOP Response to State of State Address

Text of the Republican response by House Speaker John Diehl to Democratic Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s State of the State address

01/21/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon waves to friends before giving the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Text of Gov. Jay Nixon’s State of the State Address

Read the text of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s State of the State address on January 21, 2015.

01/21/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the state legislature during the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Gov. Nixon Urges Court Reform, ‘Healing and Hope’ After Ferguson

During his remarks Wednesday related to Ferguson, Nixon said there often is “too much fear and too little trust.”

01/21/2015

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Illinois Gov. Quinn Calls For Minimum Wage Increase

In his “State of the State” speech, Chicago Democrat pushed for at least $10 per hour.

01/29/2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn  (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Illinois To Help Fund New Center For Medical Startups

The state of Illinois will provide a $2.5 million grant to help open a center for medical technology startups in downtown Chicago.

01/28/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

5 Things To Know About Missouri State Of The State Speech

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is delivering his sixth State of the State address Tuesday and presenting his recommended budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.

01/21/2014

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Illinois Retailers Push Back Against Minimum Wage Hike

“Frankly, it’s bad news or worse perhaps for Illinois teens, than it is for retail,” an Illinois Retail Merchants Associations spokesperson said.

02/07/2013

Photo: KMOX

AP Report: Nixon Received Kind Of Donation He Decried

State records show Nixon received $10,000 from St. Louis-based World Wide Technology Inc. on Monday, the same day he proclaimed large political donations were eroding the public’s trust.

01/31/2013

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TIAM: MO State Of The State Address

It’s the annual report card on Missouri.

01/29/2013

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