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 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.
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.
ROCHESTER, IL – Governor Bruce Rauner joined by Illinois Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, U.S. Rep. John Shimkus and local officials announced the completion of the final 7.25 miles of Illinois 29 expansion between Berry and Edinburg today in Rochester. This was the culmination of more than a decade of construction to widen the highway connecting Rochester and Taylorville to four lanes.
CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner announced the creation of the Chicago State Advisory Council to work with the Board of Trustees to build a stronger school with improved student outcomes.
"Chicago State University is more than just a school of higher learning. It is an institution of promise and a beacon of hope within the community and for Illinois," Governor Rauner said.
Governor Bruce Rauner