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  1. Article number 1 - Governor Rauner Joins State and Local Officials to Tour Flood Damage in Lake County
  2. Article number 2 - Governor Issues Amendatory Veto to Keep 9-1-1 Service Active
  3. Article number 3 - Illinois, Iowa Break Ground on I-74 Bridge Reconstruction Project
  4. Article number 4 - Governor Signs Compromise Bill to Combat Repeat Gun Offenders
  5. Article number 5 - Governor Rauner Calls Lawmakers Back to Springfield to Pass Compromise Balanced Budget Plan
  •  Governor Rauner Joins State and Local Officials to Tour Flood Damage in Lake County

    Governor Rauner Joins State and Local Officials to Tour Flood Damage in Lake County

    GURNEE, IL – Governor Bruce Rauner toured flood damage in Gurnee with state and local officials who have been on the front line of addressing the considerable flooding and response efforts over the last week.

    Our first responders have done a tremendous job ensuring the safety of Lake County residents, especially quickly moving patients at Lake Forest Hospital to ensure their safety," said Governor Rauner.​

  •  Governor Issues Amendatory Veto to Keep 9-1-1 Service Active

    Governor Issues Amendatory Veto to Keep 9-1-1 Service Active

    SPRINGFIELD, IL – Governor Bruce Rauner issued an amendatory veto of SB 1839 to ensure that critical 9-1-1 services continue without a massive tax hike on Illinois families and businesses.

    "The majority in the General Assembly waited until the last moment to send this 9-1-1 service reauthorization bill to my desk. Unfortunately, those lawmakers also inserted a major tax hike into this bill, a tax that’s both excessive and unwarranted, and that I strongly oppose," Governor Rauner said.​​

  •  Illinois, Iowa Break Ground on I-74 Bridge Reconstruction Project

    Illinois, Iowa Break Ground on I-74 Bridge Reconstruction Project

    QUAD CITIES – Governor Bruce Rauner was joined by Illinois and Iowa officials today in a ceremonial groundbreaking to launch a three-and-a-half year bi-state construction project to build a new Interstate 74 Mississippi River Bridge to improve travel and safety through the I-74 corridor. ​

  •  Governor Signs Compromise Bill to Combat Repeat Gun Offenders

    Governor Signs Compromise Bill to Combat Repeat Gun Offenders

    ​SPRINGFIELD, IL – Governor Bruce Rauner signed a landmark criminal justice bill in his capitol office with Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago), House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs), and other members of the General Assembly. The bill is a result of negotiations between the administration, City of Chicago and the General Assembly that will crack down on criminals who are repeat gun offenders, safely reduce the prison population, and create a more rehabilitative criminal justice system.​

  •  Governor Rauner Calls Lawmakers Back to Springfield to Pass Compromise Balanced Budget Plan

    Governor Rauner Calls Lawmakers Back to Springfield to Pass Compromise Balanced Budget Plan

    SPRINGFIED, IL – One day after House and Senate Republicans unveiled a compromise balanced budget plan to end the budget impasse, Governor Bruce Rauner today called lawmakers back to Springfield for a 10-day special session from Wednesday, June 21st through the June 30th fiscal year deadline.​

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