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Building a new Illinois: Pritzker’s plan

Building a new Illinois: Pritzker’s plan

Samuel Rahman, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2019

From expanding Illinois’s Medicare system to instituting a progressive graduated income tax, newly inaugurated Gov. J.B. Pritzker has proposed a slew of daring policy plans to overhaul Illinois’ economy. With a new Democratic governor and a reaffirmed Democratic state Senate and House of Representa...

Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

Benjamin Conboy

August 17, 2017

Democratic Illinois gubernatorial candidate Ameya Pawar announced his running mate as Tyrone Coleman, the mayor of downstate Cairo. The announcement came at a campaign rally on Tuesday in Pawar’s home district of Ravenswood to a full crowd at the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center. Read More &...

Ald. Pawar casts himself as outsider in governor’s race

Ald. Pawar casts himself as outsider in governor’s race

Brenden Moore

February 27, 2017

Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th Ward) brought his start-up gubernatorial campaign to DePaul last Tuesday night, making a progressive case for the merit of government while jabbing at Gov. Bruce Rauner and his wealthy Democratic primary rivals. Pawar, who represents the Lincoln Square, North Center and R...

AP: Rauner takes office today, faces immediate challenges

AP: Rauner takes office today, faces immediate challenges

The Associated Press

January 11, 2015

QUINCY, Ill. — Still speaking in campaign themes, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner met cheering crowds at stops Saturday to thank supporters and ready taxpayers for a “transformation” on the way. Read More »...

Gov. Pat Quinn concedes day after Nov. 4 election

Gov. Pat Quinn concedes day after Nov. 4 election

Summer Concepcion

November 5, 2014

Gov. Pat Quinn conceded Wednesday, Nov. 5, to Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. Quinn spoke to reporters at a press conference in the Thompson Center at 3:30 p.m. Read More »...

Gov. Pat Quinn visits DePaul, announces final ICCAP grant

Gov. Pat Quinn visits DePaul, announces final ICCAP grant

Grant Myatt

October 28, 2014

  Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul's Loop Campus Tuesday morning to announce the final installment of the ICCAP grant for the university. Read More »...

Video: Who will be the next governor of Illinois?

Video: Who will be the next governor of Illinois?

Andrew Morrell and Summer Concepcion

October 26, 2014

We interviewed professors and students to find out how one of the nation's biggest elections will shake out on November 4. View Summer Concepcion's companion article to this video here....

Rauner ads target moderate voters

Rauner ads target moderate voters

Megan Deppen

June 2, 2014

Illinois Republican governor candidate, Bruce Rauner, targets Democrats and "on-the-fence" moderates in his fleet of campaign ads, hoping to win votes in the Chicago suburbs, according to one expert. Read More »...

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