Rauner’s announcement comes a year before the 2018 general election — but months after some Democratic challengers started campaigning.
The governor’s office earlier said the proposed research center was “referenced” in the Amazon bid, but did not specify it was a possible site.
The suit against Rauner — who ran a private equity firm before becoming governor — was filed Oct. 5. by Harreld “Kip” Kirkpatrick III.
So how realistic is this innovation center, especially after the governor offered sparse details about it during an official announcement Thursday?
During the short status hearing, the judge told attorneys there may be a need for oral arguments.
Gov. Bruce Rauner plans to share his vision for the South Loop land parcel — worth an estimated $151.1 million — that has been an eyesore for decades.
Congressman Bobby Rush’s relatives are working for Kennedy’s gubernatorial campaign — their paydays coming just weeks after Rush endorsed Kennedy.
But money — and who has enough and how important it should be — was a serious issue at the forum at Aurora University Tuesday night.
Rauner’s campaign had $65,568,284.23 cash on hand on Oct. 1. That’s nearly 25 times as much as State Sen. Daniel Biss’s $2,668,521.64.
Patty Schuh will serve as Rauner’s deputy chief of staff for communications after having served as spokeswoman for four Republican Senate leaders.
Pawar said he was starting a political action committee to organize young people around progressive ideas.
A former business partner of Gov. Bruce Rauner is suing Rauner, but all court records are being kept secret — allegedly at the governor’s request.
“Michelle and I have been disgusted by the recent reports about Harvey Weinstein,” Obama said in a statement.
A poll of 1,050 registered voters last week found nearly 86 percent opposing the tax — about the same as a poll in August.
“You’ve done outstanding work for the months that you served. Very challenging, wild times, and we appreciate it,” Rauner said.