Current, Former CPS Officials Dismiss Talk Of Possible Bankruptcy Past and present Chicago Public School officials agree talk of possible bankruptcy is way off-base, and the state needs to take a more concrete role in easing the system’s pension crisis, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Rauner Steps Up Attacks As Poll Numbers FallBehind in the latest poll, Republican candidate for Governor Bruce Rauner is stepping up his attacks on what he calls the corruption of incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn.
Vallas Renews Quinn Campaign Attack On Rauner's Minimum Wage StanceGov. Pat Quinn’s running mate on Thursday was leading the charge over the latest reports Republican challenger Bruce Rauner’s past support for reducing the minimum wage.
Vallas: Rauner 'Chickened Out' On Budget PlanGov. Pat Quinn has dispatched his running mate, Paul Vallas, to ridicule the so-called 10-point budget plan outlined by Republican challenger Bruce Rauner.
Vallas Slams Rauner For Not Proposing Budget Plan“He’s basically taking this position of opposing the governor’s budget, without offering anything – ANYTHING – in its place,” Vallas said.
Vallas Defends Quinn's Tax Plan, Attacks RaunerPaul Vallas hit the campaign trail as Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate on Wednesday, going on the attack against Republican gubernatorial challenger Bruce Rauner for wanting to reduce the state’s income tax, saying it would have a “devastating” impact on schools.
Vallas Ready And Willing To Be Quinn's 'Second Banana'Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas made it clear Tuesday he has no problem being Gov. Pat Quinn’s “second banana” as his running mate in next year’s election, saying he’s focused on serving the state.
Vallas Pick A Surprise To Other Lieutenant Governor ContendersPaul Vallas, the former Chicago School CEO and political candidate, will make his debut as Governor Pat Quinn's 2014 running mate on Tuesday.
Quinn Picks Paul Vallas As 2014 Running Mate Gov. Quinn on Friday selected former Chicago Public Schools chief Paul Vallas as his running mate.
Vallas: 'We Really Never Came Close To Ever Having A Strike'Former Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Paul Vallas says teachers never came close to a strike during his tenure in the 1990s and early 2000s, but times – and the national debate about education reform – have changed.
Vallas: Study Vindicates Rigorous International Baccalaureate ProgramFormer Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Paul Vallas says new research from the University of Chicago vindicates a program he instituted that had many doubters.
Vallas On Blagojevich: 'Illinois Has Deserved Better'The man who almost kept Rod Blagojevich out of the governor's mansion a decade ago now says it's sad to see what the now-imprisoned governor did to the state.