Illinois’ credit rating stands a notch above “junk” status. The ratings help determine the interest rates at which the state borrows money.
“It’s very clear that Russian agents hacked election systems in 22 states, including the state of Illinois,” Rauner said.
The GOP congressional candidate also is handing out literature that includes some positions that may look friendly to supporters of President Trump.
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner — who has already drawn ire from social conservatives — officiated a same sex wedding in Chicago last month.
Mitchell’s first step is designed to show the party will prioritize winning down-ballot races throughout the state.
“I support the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh. I believe he is highly experienced, well-qualified for the position,” Gov. Rauner said.
“It’s wrong. It’s dangerous. … It’s not the place to protest, Rauner said.
The deadline to file objections against independent and third party candidates was Monday.
But the Illinois Central Management Services Department acknowledged state employees were confused on Thursday.
Rauner has a few options on how to market his Janus win — casting himself as a champion of free speech or the crusader against politicized unions.
Anti-union groups that helped propel the Janus case are expected to pour big money into campaigns to convince workers to leave those unions.
The Supreme Court delivered a major victory to Rauner during a tough re-election year — and a big blow to organized labor in the case Janus v. AFSCME.
McCann, who is running as the “Conservative Party” candidate, delivered more than 60,000 signatures to the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Attorneys for Cicero Town President Larry Dominick say there’s no reason he should be involved in a lawsuit against House Speaker Mike Madigan.
Pritzker’s TV ad features out-of-state residents thanking Rauner for creating jobs in their neighboring states by talking “trash about his own state.”