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“We are deeply saddened by the death of Commander Bauer, a hero who dedicated his life to protecting the people of Chicago and the state of Illinois,” Rauner said. “Commander Bauer was a man of honor who earned nearly 70 awards and honorable mentions during his career, a testament to the pride ...
Bob Daiber, seeking the Democratic nomination to run for Illinois governor, will have a town hall meeting from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The event will take place at the German restaurant, Dreamland Palace, 3043 State Route 156, Waterloo. Daiber is expected to share his vision for Illinois and answer questions ...

SPRINGFIELD-- Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says the state's Income tax hike has got to go. During his annual State Budget Address, Rauner called for pension reform and cuts to health care cost. " we have to change the way we manage pension cost and group health expenses if we don't our finances ...
Petition drives by two Democratic candidates for Illinois governor to salvage a televised downstate debate garnered thousands of signatures by Wednesday, increasing pressure on a third to agree to participate. State Sen. Daniel Biss' campaign collected more than 2,400 online signatures, while a separate ...
Against a starkly unsuccessful incumbent Republican governor running in an inhospitable national environment, Illinois Democrats have the chance to win and, with control of the General Assembly, to devise serious solutions to intractable problems. But the Democratic race for governor has been notable ...
More than a month before the primary election, Illinois' eight gubernatorial candidates have raised over $133 million for their campaigns. By the time the November general election rolls around, spending on the race might top the 2010 California governor's election, which at $280 million was the most ...

CHICAGO — The Illinois Republican whose “repulsive” campaign ad caused an uproar in the governor's race this weekend remains defiant and unapologetic about the spot. “Well, do I have everybody's attention now?” state Rep. Jeanne Ives said Monday, as she began her address to the City Club of ...
(CNN) Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has denied clemency for a Chicago veteran who is facing deportation after serving two tours in Afghanistan with the US Army, CNN affiliate WLS reported. "It's not appropriate to go into detail on reason for a decision, but we take every review of clemency and pardon very ...
Kennedy moved to Illinois in 1986 to work for Archer Daniels Midland Co. in Decatur. He has held positions at Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Merchandise Mart Properties in Chicago, as well as serving on the board of trustees for University of Illinois and board of Greater Chicago Food Depository.
Gov. Bruce Rauner joined other state and local government officials today as Canadian manufacturer Brandt Industries announced its plan to grow jobs at an existing plant Brandt is buying in Hudson. Advanced manufacturing and agriculture are target industries for Illinois, and state and local economic ...
The outspoken candidate used Governor Rauner's own campaign ad template by using governors from states surrounding Illinois, thanking madigan for the job he's done while he's been in office. Kelly chose Rockford's Brian Leggero as his running mate. Leggero says the message the candidate was ...
CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has granted five petitions for clemency and denied 97 others. The Republican's office announced the action Wednesday, saying it's the twenty-first set of petitions Rauner has taken up since becoming governor in 2015. The Illinois Prisoner Review Board says the ...
The 2018 race for governor continued to heat up Tuesday, with new ads and a campaign fundraiser among the elements of the campaigns that are raising eyebrows. While many voters may not make a decision until closer to the March 2018 primary election, the Democratic campaign for governor has been ...
Bruce Rauner by connecting the Republican governor to President Donald Trump and that theme is part of the most recent digital ad released by JB Pritzker. But Pritzker found himself on the receiving end of the Trump tie-in, in a new digital ad by fellow democrat Daniel Biss questioning why Pritzker, like ...
Rauner also lost an ally in the Illinois Policy Institute, a libertarian think tank he had donated more than $500,000 to before he was elected and continued to share a close relationship to during his governorship. Following his signing of the abortion bill, the institute's CEO John Tillman called the governor ...
The race for governor seemed like a perfect moment. Over the summer, Chicago Women Take Action sent an email to a few dozen women's organizations — including YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, Women Employed, Cause the Effect, Planned Parenthood of Illinois and Latinas en Accion — to talk about ...
Schoenburg: LaHood unsure who he'll support for governor .... featuring governors of Indiana, Missouri and Wisconsin thanking Illinois House ...

Jeanne Ives of Wheaton won't stand a chance if she runs against Rauner in the Republican primary for Illinois governor in March. Rauner has ...
In a surprise move in the race for attorney general, former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has tossed his hat into ring. The list of candidates exploded ...
Michael Madigan is responsible for all of Illinois' problems and that we should vote against Madigan, who is not running for governor, ...
Rauner, of course, has been governor for more than 2 1/2 years, and ... to let other governors talk down Illinois to its own voters and beyond?
THOUGH the primary is not until next March, the election to be the next governor of Illinois is already on track to become the most expensive in ...
Illinois conservatives file bill to reverse abortion law governor signed ... Rauner is one of the most vulnerable governors up for reelection in ...
Then-Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ameya Pawar, a Chicago alderman, speaks at his Progressive's Day rally in Springfield on Aug.
8, 2017, file photo, Chicago businessman and Democratic candidate for Illinois governor Chris Kennedy poses for a portrait in his office in Chicago. If chosen as the Democratic nominee, Kennedy will challenge incumbent Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner In the 2018 election. (AP Photo/Charles Rex ...
CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has so infuriated some far-right members of his Republican party with his actions on abortion, immigration and other issues that he's now facing a primary challenge as he seeks a second term. GOP state Rep. Jeanne Ives, a staunch social and fiscal conservative ...
Quinn, who was governor from 2009 to 2015, says he intends to present his case to be Democratic nominee next week to the party's Cook ...
Scott Drury set aside his campaign for governor Tuesday and became the ... of the governor and the offices of the Illinois speaker of the House.
"That said, I'll also say, as governor of the entire state of Illinois, St. Louis is also competing, and we have a major population center in Metro ...
Former U.S. Rep. Phil Hare is endorsing Democrat Chris Kennedy for Illinois governor, saying he's best equipped to lead the state, which has ...
Illinois governor signs Chinese cooperation agreement ... Group Corp. in Hangzhou and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Ameya Pawar, a Chicago alderman running for governor, also visited .... investor and candidate for Illinois governor running as a Democrat, ...
Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich spoke out for the first time since entering a Colorado prison in an article published Monday in ...
Illinois governor candidate J.B. Pritzker holds a press conference outside the James R. Thompson Center Tuesday Sept. 5, 2017, calling ...
Daniel Biss, an Illinois state senator seeking the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, dropped Chicago Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa as ...
State Sen. Daniel Biss dropped Chicago Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa as his running mate in his bid to be the Democratic candidate for Illinois ...
Attendees smile and laugh listening to speakers during the Rock Island County Democrats Salute to Labor picnic at Illiniwek Forest Preserve in ...
I ran for governor to develop policies and structures that provide better education for our schoolchildren across Illinois. Our administration came ...
Democratic candidates looking to take Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner's seat next year, used the Labor Day event to address middle class ...
A Democrat wears a hat with support for many of the Illinois governor candidates Aug. 17, 2017, at the annual Democratic chairman's brunch in ...
In the 2016 Illinois House election, House Speaker Michael Madigan targeted incumbent Democrat Rep. Ken Dunkin for defeat, owing to ...
Illinois Governor Grants 7 Clemency Petitions, Denies 87 ... a backlog of thousands of clemency requests he inherited from previous governors.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) on Monday signed into law a bill that protects undocumented immigrants from being arrested solely for their ...
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed a bill that would have raised the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, arguing that it would hurt ...
Members of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's (R) newly hired communications staff have been pushed out in the wake of the issuing a controversial ...
BLOOMINGTON — Scott Drury likes some of his opponents' ideas for big fixes for Illinois, but the Democratic candidate for governor thinks the ...
But the union's early leap into the 2018 race is also indicative of broader patterns shaping the Illinois governor's race over the past decade and ...
No one in the Illinois House of Representatives voted Wednesday in support of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's rewrite of a school funding ...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The 2017 Governor's Sale of ... Illinois Department of Agriculture Director Raymond Poe says, "The Illinois State ...
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked Governor Bruce Rauner to sign a "Student Loan Bill of Rights," which is a law designed to ...


 

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