2 Investigators, BGA: ‘Prince Of Pensions’ On Rauner Transition Team Bruce Rauner campaigned on the promise of government reform and fixing Illinois' pension system, but CBS 2 and the BGA found that Rauner appointed Glenn Poshard, a 1998 candidate for governor, to his transition team, even though Poshard's government pensions are among the highest in Illinois.
Republican Rauner Taps Dems Bill Daley, Glenn Poshard For Transition TeamThe governor-elect's team also includes former Republican Gov. Jim Edgar, Republican Congressman Aaron Schock, Caterpillar Inc. CEO Doug Oberhelman and the Rev. James Meeks, one of the African American ministers from Chicago who had supported his campaign.
Public Universities Begin Push For State Funding For Next YearState university officials have begun their annual trek to Springfield, testifying before panels of House and Senate lawmakers about what their financial needs will be for the upcoming fiscal year.
University Presidents Want To Maintain SalariesUniversity presidents have begun their annual trek to Springfield to ask lawmakers for money for the next fiscal year.