Civic Federation Opposes Rauner's 'Insufficiently Detailed' BudgetA budget watchdog group has criticized Gov. Bruce Rauner’s spending plan for this year as being underfunded and unrealistic.
Friends Of The Parks Opposes Emanuel's Compromise Plan For Lucas MuseumDespite agreeing to temporarily halt their lawsuit challenging the original plan for "Star Wars" creator George Lucas' lakefront museum, Friends of the Parks said Tuesday it would oppose any plan to put the museum along Lake Michigan, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed compromise at McCormick Place.
Homeless, Advocates Target Rauner Luxury Condo In Budget ProtestHomeless youth and advocates gathered outside one of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s homes on Thursday, to call attention to the state budget impasse and its impact on programs for the homeless.
Rauner Signs $600M University Funding PackageGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation authorizing $600 million in emergency funding to keep major Illinois universities operating until fall.
CTU President Karen Lewis Labels Governor Rauner An 'ISIS Recruit'In perhaps her sharpest rhetoric yet, the head of the Chicago Teachers Union has likened Governor Bruce Rauner to a terrorist, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Claypool Denounces Latest School Funding Proposal From Springfield Chicago Schools CEO Forrest Claypool Tuesday denounced the latest statewide school funding proposal, saying it is a conscious effort to bankrupt the Chicago Public Schools.
Illinois House Democrats Pass $3.9 Billion Spending BillIllinois House Democrats advanced a $3.9 billion measure to fund colleges and human services programs while the state operates without a budget.
Chicago State Student Leader Unimpressed By Rauner's Push For Budget DealGov. Bruce Rauner has urged lawmakers to come together and negotiate an end to the budget impasse that, among other things, threatens to shut down Chicago State University, but the head of student government at CSU said faculty and students have been saying that for month
Emanuel Urges Rauner To Sign Police And Fire Pension ReformMayor Rahm Emanuel is outlining why he believes Gov. Bruce Rauner should be enthusiastic about signing legislation to give the city more time to make payments to its police and firefighter pension funds.
Democrats, Social Service Groups Say Rauner Agenda Creating "Armageddon"Some Illinois Democrats who defeated opponents backed by Gov. Bruce Rauner in the primary election said the governor has created “Armageddon” for home healthcare and childcare agencies owed tens of millions of dollars by the state.
Rauner Says Chicago Teachers Union Plans For One-Day Walkout 'Wrong'Governor Bruce Rauner has some sharp words about the Chicago Teachers Union’s plans for a job action on April 1, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Gov. Rauner Prepared To Back Eventual GOP Presidential Nominee, Even Donald TrumpGovernor Bruce Rauner said he's prepared to back Donald Trump if he wins the GOP Presidential nomination, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.