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Rauner’s staff shake-up more than insider business

Rauner’s staff shake-up more than insider business

By Doug Finke | The State Journal-Register, Springfield, Ill.

August 25, 2017


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"The exit of four communications staff just weeks after they were hired doesn't inspire confidence in the Rauner administration."

Family of missing Chinese scholar speaks of pain and uncertainty

Family of missing Chinese scholar speaks of pain and uncertainty

By Dawn Rhodes | Chicago Tribune

August 22, 2017


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The family vowed to not leave until they can bring home Zhang's remains for a proper burial.

Greg Lindmark law requires post-traumatic stress training for police officers

Greg Lindmark law requires post-traumatic stress training for police officers

By Jeff Kolkey | Rockford Register Star

August 22, 2017


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A new law requires Illinois police academies to provide probationary officers with training to recognize signs of post-traumatic stress that they may experience on the job. The law is named for the late Greg Lindmark, a widely respected Rockford Police Department officer who rose through the ranks...

Rauner calls immigration bill ‘very reasonable’

Rauner calls immigration bill ‘very reasonable’

By Rick Pearson and Monique Garcia | Chicago Tribune

August 18, 2017


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Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner said Friday he plans to announce "in the next couple days" whether he'll sign a bill aimed at limiting the role of local law enforcement in federal efforts to detain and remove immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. Asked during a Friday morning radio appearance if he...

Rauner: Trump’s comments on Charlottesville ‘damage America’

Rauner: Trump’s comments on Charlottesville ‘damage America’

By Bernard Schoenburg | The State Journal-Register

August 17, 2017


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Gov. Bruce Rauner rallied fellow Republicans Wednesday to "ignite a political revolution against the broken political system in Illinois" that in the 2018 election could oust the "corrupt politicians" in power. That was part of his speech at the Governor's Day rally at the Illinois State Fairgrounds....

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