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  1. Article number 1 - Governor Rauner Reform Agenda
  2. Article number 2 - Governor Takes Action to Protect Taxpayers
  3. Article number 3 - Vendor Contracted by Illinois Department of Employment Security Data Breached
  4. Article number 4 - Rauner Urges Swift Action on State-City Pension Deal as House GOP Readies Its Votes
  5. Article number 5 - Governor Announces Finalists of #GovClassroomVisit
  •  Governor Rauner Reform Agenda

    Governor Rauner Reform Agenda

    SPRINGFIELD, IL – Every day, I am working to bring needed reforms to our great state, including term limits, lower property taxes, more jobs, education reform and pension reform.

  •  Governor Takes Action to Protect Taxpayers

    Governor Takes Action to Protect Taxpayers

    CHICAGO – In an effort to protect taxpayers, Governor Bruce Rauner today vetoed legislation that creates a five-year pension funding fiscal cliff for Chicago's municipal and laborer pension funds that will lead to increased taxes for residents in the City of Chicago in 2023 and beyond.

    "This is another kick-the-can approach to pension funding that landed Chicago in fiscal crisis in the first place," Governor Rauner said.

  •  Vendor Contracted by Illinois Department of Employment Security Data Breached

    Vendor Contracted by Illinois Department of Employment Security Data Breached

    The Illinois Department of Employment Security notified the Illinois General Assembly of confirmation that one of its vendors experienced a data breach affecting approximately 1.4 million Illinois job seekers, according to the vendor’s current estimate. The vulnerability was not the result of any deficiency in software maintained by the State of Illinois and may have impacted ten states.

  •  Rauner Urges Swift Action on State-City Pension Deal as House GOP Readies Its Votes

    Rauner Urges Swift Action on State-City Pension Deal as House GOP Readies Its Votes

    CHICAGO - Following the announcement that House Republicans are prepared to put the requisite number of votes on an historic state-city pension reform deal, Governor Bruce Rauner once again called on the General Assembly to swiftly pass the legislation that would save taxpayers around the state billions of dollars, address an urgent request from the City of Chicago and help move Illinois forward.

  •  Governor Announces Finalists of #GovClassroomVisit

    Governor Announces Finalists of #GovClassroomVisit

    CHICAGO – Governor Rauner announced today the finalists of the #GovClassroomVisit learning tour at the Governor’s Cabinet on Children and Youth (Children’s Cabinet) quarterly meeting. More than a hundred schools submitted a video to show the Administration the innovative ways they were learning.

    "It was incredibly exciting to see the passion for learning from our teachers and students," Governor Rauner said.

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