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  1. Article number 1 - Statement from Governor Rauner
  2. Article number 2 - Governor, Local Mayors Urge Passage of Stopgap Budget and Education Funding
  3. Article number 3 - Governor Rauner Visits Illinois Emergency Management Agency
  4. Article number 4 - State Construction Projects in Jeopardy, Stalled
  •  Statement from Governor Rauner

    Statement from Governor Rauner

    Democrat leaders who control the General Assembly made it clear they will not take any major action on balancing our budget or passing real reforms until after the General Election in November. That is wrong and that is why, despite their refusal, I am advocating for two bills: a stopgap funding measure to ensure our most critical government services continue being funded and a school funding bill that puts more money into education, holds all schools harmless and ensures they open on time in the fall.

  •  Governor, Local Mayors Urge Passage of Stopgap Budget and Education Funding

    Governor, Local Mayors Urge Passage of Stopgap Budget and Education Funding

    Governor Bruce Rauner and several mayors from around Illinois urged the Democrats in the General Assembly to return to Springfield and pass the GOP Leaders' stopgap budget (HB 6585/SB 3435) and education budget (HB 6583/SB 3434).

  •  Governor Rauner Visits Illinois Emergency Management Agency

    Governor Rauner Visits Illinois Emergency Management Agency

    ​Governor Bruce Rauner visited with employees at the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) today. He toured facilities that house equipment and vehicles the agency uses to respond to disasters and protect Illinois residents from unnecessary exposure to radiation.

    Under Governor Rauner, a structural realignment at IEMA has enhanced the state's preparedness and response capabilities to all types of hazards, as evidenced by the response to the widespread flooding in late December 2015.

  •  State Construction Projects

    State Construction Projects in Jeopardy, Stalled

    Governor and GOP Leaders proposed stopgap budget ensures important public works projects continue

    SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner, Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn and Capital Development Board Executive Director Jodi Golden today discussed the importance of passing the GOP Leaders’ fully-funded stopgap budget for public infrastructure projects.​

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