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Illinois legislators override Rauner’s veto, pass state budget

Ryan Wangman, Summer Managing Editor

July 6, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, State

After going over two years without a budget, Illinois finally secured a fiscal plan after state legislators overrode Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of the plan and passed the budget through state legislation. In a news release,...

Chicago Ald. Ameya Pawar becomes first to declare 2018 bid for Illinois governor

Marissa Page, Managing Editor

January 5, 2017

Filed under City

Chicago Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th) announced through a tweet on Tuesday his intent to run for governor of Illinois in 2018, becoming the first to enter the running for the Democratic nomination. Pawar tweeted Tuesday morning,...