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.
CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner, joined by Illinois Healthcare and Family Services Director Felicia Norwood and Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Director George Sheldon, today announced Illinois is taking steps to transform its Medicaid managed care program to improve healthcare delivery for more than two million people while ensuring sustainable costs.
SPRINGFIELD, IL – Governor Bruce Rauner honored Buffalo Grove resident Duncan O.C. Harris today for earning a Carnegie Medal for his heroism. In July 2015, Harris was vacationing in North Carolina when he heard a boy’s cry for help coming from the ocean. Together with another bystander, Harris swam 450 feet into the Atlantic Ocean and successfully saved the 13-year-old’s life.
CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner addressed the Illinois State Board of Education meeting to advocate for more rigorous standards to prioritize equity and closing achievement gaps.
As part of the Every Student Succeeds Act each state is required to submit a plan to the U.S. Department of Education on how they are prioritizing equity and supporting teachers.