Can Rauner plant the seeds for bipartisan reform?

By   /  January 16, 2015  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

SPRINGFIELD — Bipartisan ethics reform in Illinois? It may be possible — someday — if Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and […]

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Illinois to publish names of political hires

By   /  January 15, 2015  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday signed an executive order that will put the names of all of the […]

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Illinois still trying to fire corrections official for second time

By   /  January 15, 2015  /  Illinois  /  No Comments

Illinois Department of Corrections

By Scott Reeder | Illinois News Network
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — State officials still want to fire a man with a troubled work history, criminal convictions and a history of street gang affiliations from his $111,432-a-year job in the Illinois system.
But a state arbitrator has ruled Xadrian McCraven deserves his job back. Why he ruled that way remains […]

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School funding back on blackboard, senator says current method archaic

By   /  January 14, 2015  /  Education, Illinois, News  /  No Comments

SPRINGFIELD – An effort to rewrite the state’s school funding formula is back on the General Assembly’s blackboard for 2015. […]

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Rauner weighs in on medical pot program

By   /  January 14, 2015  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

Illinois’ new governor says he wants to enforce Illinois’ laws and that includes the law for the Medical Cannabis Pilot […]

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Rauner puts hold on Quinn decisions, wants hires and appointments reviewed

By   /  January 13, 2015  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday hit the brakes as hard as he could on late-term decisions made by […]

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