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  1. Article number 1 - Governor Rauner Reform Agenda
  2. Article number 2 - State Announces Free Tax Preparation for Low Income Families
  3. Article number 3 - Governor Rauner Recognizes Illinois’ Progress In Bringing High Speed Internet to Schools, Students
  4. Article number 4 - Governor Discusses Importance of Apprenticeships
  5. Article number 5 - Reality Check App Puts Career Planning Tools in the Hands of Youth, Job Seekers
  •  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.

  •  State Announces Free Tax Preparation for Low Income Families

    State Announces Free Tax Preparation for Low Income Families

    SPRINGFIELD, IL – Illinois Department of Human Services Secretary James Dimas today announced free income tax preparation and electronic filing is available for low income workers and families. The services are provided free of charge at locations across the state to families with incomes up to $55,000 and individuals with annual incomes up to $30,000.

  •  Governor Rauner Recognizes Illinois’ Progress In Bringing High Speed Internet to Schools, Students

    Governor Rauner Recognizes Illinois’ Progress In Bringing High Speed Internet to Schools, Students

    CHICAGO—Governor Bruce Rauner announced Illinois has made significant progress in bringing high-speed Internet to more schools and students statewide through the Illinois Classroom Connectivity Initiative this past year.

    The EducationSuperHighway’s 2016 “State of the States” annual report on K-12 broadband connectivity showed 83 percent of Illinois school districts now meet the minimum connectivity goal of 100 kbps per student.

  •  Governor Discusses Importance of Apprenticeships

    Governor Discusses Importance of Apprenticeships

    SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner met with members of Illinois Workforce Innovation Board Apprenticeship Committee today to discuss the importance of bringing opportunity to every neighborhood in Illinois through apprenticeships. The committee’s efforts are focused on providing the same training and education services to all students across Illinois as part of a comprehensive cradle-to-career education.

  •  Reality Check App Puts Career Planning Tools in the Hands of Youth, Job Seekers

    Reality Check App Puts Career Planning Tools in the Hands of Youth, Job Seekers

    SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Employment Security has teamed up with the Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology on a new Going Mobile initiative that will help teens, young adults and those considering career changes to obtain realistic projections and information. The app tells students and job seekers the reality about their career choice, so they can be prepared now for what the future could bring.

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