SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The two candidates who want to be Illinois’ next treasurer have different ideas for improving the image of the office, which has been tarnished by a sexual harassment suit and questions of whether taxpayer dollars were used in mixing state and political business.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ gubernatorial campaigns promoted community investments Monday, as Republican Bruce Rauner touted his philanthropic work in Chicago’s black communities while Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn made a series of stops announcing various state investments.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Libertarian candidate running for Illinois governor recognizes he has little chance to win the November election, but he could play a significant role in deciding who does.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois chapter of the Sierra Club endorsed Pat Quinn Saturday, saying the Democratic governor understood that protecting the environment is not just a responsibility but also a good way to create jobs in fields like renewable energy technology.
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad and Democratic challenger Jack Hatch offered competing ideas on job creation during their second debate.
CHICAGO (AP) — Amid signals that Illinois’ pension overhaul could be found unconstitutional, Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party’s attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck from the Nov. 4 ballot.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Sangamon County judge is considering an appeal by Republican attorneys to remove a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor from the November ballot.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the most recent education ideas being pushed in Illinois by GOP gubernatorial bidder Bruce Rauner.