Madigan Unveils New Strategy In Harassment Scandal Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan is turning to women for damage control, following the latest sexual harassment incident to strike his political machine.
Rauner Signs Law Expanding Independence Of Ethics ComplaintsThe law provides more independence to investigations of ethics complaints and more public information about the process.
Dunkin Won't Leave Board, Despite Governor Rauner's RequestIllinois Governor Bruce Rauner has asked former state representative Ken Dunkin, who's been implicated in the scandal, to step down from an appointed post that Rauner arranged.
Governor Rauner Signs Full State Budget For First Time In OfficeThe plan includes none of the pro-business items Rauner pushed for years and that led to a clash with majority Democrats and a years-long state budget impasse.
Rauner Pledges Quick Action On Rancor-Free, $38B Budget PlanGov. Bruce Rauner, the Republican who arrived in town three years ago and fought established Democrats so hard the state was thrust into fiscal crisis, gave his blessing Thursday to a bipartisan budget plan that lawmakers OK'd and prepared to send his way.
House Committee To Debate Rauner's Proposal To Reinstate Death PenaltyThe governor’s plan would allow prosecutors to seek the death penalty in cases involving the murder of a law enforcement officer, or in mass murders.
Rauners Moving Back To Illinois Governor's MansionGov. Bruce Rauner and his wife, Diana, say they're moving back into the Illinois Governor's Mansion as renovations wrap up on the historic home.
Madigan: House Will Give Death Penalty Proposal Full HearingGov. Bruce Rauner's proposal to reinstate the death penalty for certain violent crimes and other changes he made to gun legislation will get a House hearing.
Illinois To Spend $3M For New Well At Quincy Veterans' HomeGov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday Illinois will split the cost with the city of Quincy, which currently gets water from the Mississippi River.
Illinois GOP: Conservative, Moderate To Share LeadershipConservatives have been critical of Rauner's actions on issues such as abortion and immigration, prompting state Rep. Jeanne Ives to challenge him in a closer-than-expected March primary.
Rauner Seeks To Reinstate Death Penalty For Mass Murderers, Cop KillersIn a bombshell announcement Monday morning, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed bringing back the death penalty in Illinois for mass murderers and cop killers.
Illinois To Use $2B In Medicaid Funds For Behavioral Health ProgramsThe governor says the health initiatives will make Illinois a "national leader in the way mental health services are provided."