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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Darren Bailey’s gubernatorial party nomination signals a rightward shift in Illinois GOP, experts say

October 11, 2022

Darren Bailey’s nomination as the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Illinois has led experts to consider the future of the state GOP.   Bailey, a state senator from Xenia, Ill., defeated Aurora...

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Illinois residents cast votes in Tuesday’s primaries

June 30, 2022

Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday for the state’s 2022 primary elections to select party candidates that will appear on ballots in November. Gov. J.B. Pritzker won the Democratic nomination...

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The Daily Northwestern’s Guide to Illinois’ 2022 Governor’s Race

June 24, 2022

As Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s first term comes to a close, a wide field of candidates are vying for the job. The Illinois Governor primaries will take place on June 28, but early voting is already underway. In...

Amid the pandemic, the governor reported a 7 percent drop in state revenue. Revenue from individual income taxes in fiscal year 2020 are estimated to be 6.9 percent below earlier projections and revenue from sales taxes are estimated to be 8.4 percent below earlier projections.

State revenue shortfalls to impact human services and education; Pritzker calls on Congress for aid

April 19, 2020

Illinois is facing a $2.7 billion revenue shortfall for fiscal year 2020 and a $4.6 billion revenue shortfall for fiscal year 2021, which begins in July, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced on April 15. The shortfalls...

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker. Pritzker released a five-year plan in October with the intent of revitalizing the state’s economy.

Pritzker to implement plans to improve state in 2020

January 6, 2020

Gov. J.B. Pritzker will take steps to transform Illinois in the new decade, including creating a plan to improve the state’s economy and implementing a new program for the 2020 U.S. Census. Pritzker...

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