The important thing is that Rauner is replacing Goldberg with somebody who has helped build an organization of conservative true believers.
“We’ve got to become competitive so we can afford to be compassionate,” Gov. Bruce Rauner said after meeting business owners in Hegewisch.
Lawyers for the state say an order could make it harder for Illinois to deal with a backlog of unpaid bills that’s now around $14 billion.
The state’s Revenue Department said three provisions in a Senate revenue bill may violate the state’s Constitution and federal laws.
Brown: Opponents, including AARP, say the plan in reality is a reckless reduction of services that will result in higher costs to the state.
“The Senate Democrats today jumped the shark,” Rauner spokeswoman Eleni Demertzis said in a statement.