Rauner Speaks to $100 a Plate Dinner for McHenry County GOP

The McHenry County Republican Party held its annual Lincoln Day Dinner last nigth. I had planned to attend, but had not fixed the date in my head. When I received the information about Governor Bruce Rauner’s schedule for yesterday and … Continue reading

Rauner Signs Bill He Hopes Will Cut Prison Population by 25 Percent

A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner: Governor Rauner Signs Legislation to Improve Illinois’ Criminal Justice System Legislation includes parts of recommendations by the Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner today, joined … Continue reading

Another Union Settles with Rauner

A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner: Fraternal Order of Police-Command Council and Rauner Administration Reach Tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner announced today the Administration has reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with the Fraternal Order … Continue reading

Rauner Gives Jack Franks New Power

There was a tie vote at the last meeting of the McHenry County Board. It was whether to “buy now, get approval later, ask forgiveness” vote, to put it in the words of Huntley Board member Jim Kearns. Should the … Continue reading

Rauner Appoints Former Dem Candidate for Governor Paul Vallas and Just Retired State Rep. Don Moffitt

A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner: Governor Announces Appointments CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner announced today he has made appointments to the Chicago State University Board of Trustees, the Illinois State Board of Education, the Department of Central Management … Continue reading

Rauner Files Unfair Labor Practice Complaint Against AFSCME

Statement from Rauner Administration on Unfair Labor Practice Filing State seeks damages on behalf of taxpayers The following is attributable to Dennis Murashko, General Counsel to Governor Bruce Rauner, regarding the administration filing an unfair labor practice against AFSCME Council … Continue reading