MARK BROWN: Illinois is one week away from going where no state has ever gone — into the ignominy of “junk bond” status.
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.
Gov. Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael Madigan both handle stress by getting on their bikes.
The latest squabbles showed the overt distrust between Gov. Bruce Rauner and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who were once friends.
Even with a GOP president – Donald Trump – and a Republican-controlled Senate, Illinois’ Democratic senators hold enormous sway in the process.