Lawmakers React To Blagojevich Sentence Commutation: 'Not The Right Message'"It's important those found guilty serve their prison sentences."
Gov. J.B. Pritzker Talks About First Year In Office, Plans For Graduated Income Tax And Pension ReformThere have been successes, but there remain some tough sells ahead for Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Gov. JB Pritzker Fractures Leg, Under Doctor's Orders To 'Rest And Recover'Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has sustained a hairline fracture to his left femur, his office confirmed Thursday.
Rod Blagojevich: Five Fast Facts About The Former Illinois GovernorRod Blagojevich began serving his 14-year prison sentence for corruption in March of 2012. Here are five facts about the former governor:
Pritzker On Possible Federal Investigation: 'No Concerns At All'Pritzker is back talking toilets again, after a public radio report that the feds are probing how he tore the toilets out of a Gold Coast mansion to gain a gold-plated tax break.
Rauner Grants Posthumous Clemency In Stabbing Case Days Before He Left OfficeThompson died in 1996 while serving a 40-year sentence for the attempted 1981 murder of 72-year-old Ida White in Mount Vernon. In 2007 serial killer Timothy Krajcir confessed to stabbing White.
Pritzker Promises Political Unity During Inauguration In Springfield"I won't balance the budget on the backs of the starving, the sick, and the suffering. I won't make government the enemy and government employees the scapegoats."
JB Pritzker To Be Sworn In As Illinois Governor MondayPritzker will become not just the richest governor, but the richest elected official in the nation when he is sworn in Monday.
J.B. Pritzker To Double Staffers' Salaries With His Own MoneyWhen he takes the oath of office Monday, Pritzker will become the richest elected official in the nation.
Rauner Ranks At #47 In List Of Popular Governors In The U.S."The bottom 10 of the rankings consisted mostly of governors who were set for the exits this month."
Lawmakers Convene For Last Full Day Of The 100th General AssemblyThe Democrat won't be inaugurated until Monday but he is seeking a change in state law to boost salaries of cabinet officials by 15 percent.
Pritzker Lists Advisers To Look Into Illinois' FinancesIllinois' bill payment backlog stands at $7.5 billion, and there is an estimated $1 billion shortfall in the current state budget.
Pritzker Wins Over Voters Worried About Budget, CorruptionNearly two-thirds of voters in Illinois disapproved of the Republican's handling of a two-year budget stalemate with legislative Democrats, and about three-quarters of them voted for Pritzker.
Rauner, Pritzker Face Voters In Expensive Governor's RacePolls have shown Rauner trailing Pritzker by double digits. Only two incumbents since the 19th century, both seeking third terms, lost by more than 10 points.
Bruce Rauner's Birth Year MistakeA factual error that began in 1963 with a newspaper article about Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner's family has continued to spread across the internet for decades.