Bruce Rauner

Government
1:24 pm
Tue July 21, 2015

Illinois Lawmakers, Residents Decry Hardin Work Camp Closure

Credit AFSCME COUNCIL 31

A bipartisan panel of Illinois lawmakers heard hours of testimony Monday from both sides regarding Governor Rauner's desire to close the Hardin County Work Camp.

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Education
1:26 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Online Petition Seeks to Replace Gov as SIUC Keynote

petition originated on change.org to remove Gov. Rauner as a keynote speaker at SIUC's spring commencement.

Originally published on Mon April 13, 2015 4:30 pm

A SIU Carbondale student has started a petition drive to remove Governor Bruce Rauner as one of the keynote speakers for the university's graduation ceremony next month.

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Politics
7:28 am
Wed April 3, 2013

Rauner Raises $1.3 Million for Potential 2014 Illinois Governor Run

Credit http://brucerauner.com/

A Republican venture capitalist weighing a run for Illinois governor has raised $1.3 million in the last month.

Bruce Rauner began forming and exploratory committee in March to consider a 2014 bid for governor. He also started a statewide listening tour to gauge interest from Illinois residents. The money raised since then includes a $249,000 contribution from Rauner.

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