Beverly Walker also served as commissioner of Georgia’s Department of Human Resources from 2004 to 2011.
A day after a gun measure targeting repeat offenders got caught up in a feud between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Bruce Rauner, Rauner will sign it.
The latest squabbles showed the overt distrust between Gov. Bruce Rauner and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who were once friends.
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has scheduled two committee of the whole meetings later this week in Springfield.
Legislators return to Springfield on Wednesday for the first of 10 days of a special session to try to end the historic budget impasse.
In a televised speech, Gov. Bruce Raunerpushed for a “compromise” budget plan and implored lawmakers “to do what is right” and “act for the people”
Rauner announced the special session in a Facebook video Thursday in which he also advocated for a Republican-backed “compromise” budget plan.