"Jane the Actuary" insists she derives little fulfillment from the act of legislators in the General Assembly recently passing the first full budget ahead of a new financial year of the administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Illinois state government leaders say they will spend a record $38.5 billion and borrow an estimated $11.5 billion over the next year, according to a fiscal year 2019 budget plan approved by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Sen. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo), Senate Minority Leader William Brady (R-Bloomington) and Gov. Bruce Rauner reminded Illinoisans of the ultimate sacrifice made by soldiers at a Memorial Day Wall of Remembrance ceremony last week.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is publicly preaching party unity on the campaign trail. But behind the scenes, Rauner is quietly leading an effort to purge conservatives from the Illinois Republican State Central Committee, which governs the party and has elections this month.
"Can you hear me now?" will no longer be the question in the Prairie State. Gov. Bruce Rauner was loud and clear Thursday when announcing the Small Wireless Facilities Development Act, which he signed with Republican lawmakers at this side.
Gov. Bruce Rauner’s last-minute campaign ads linking his primary opponent Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) to House Speaker Michael Madigan were so “egregiously dishonest” that Rep. Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) hopes they lead to changes in voter behavior in the general election and beyond.
Illinois' two Republican legislative leaders believe conservative voters will eventually get behind Gov. Bruce Rauner this fall, overlooking his efforts to expand taxpayer funding of abortion in the state.