Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner is taking a break from campaigning to fulfill another responsibility: jury duty.
A campaign spokesman says Rauner was summoned to jury duty Tuesday morning at Cook County’s Richard J. Daley Center Courthouse.
The Winnetka businessman faces state Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard and state Treasurer Dan Rutherford in the March 18 primary.
The four candidates are scheduled to debate Tuesday night at the University of Chicago.
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A state budget with ‘firm fiscal foundation’ that shows ‘tremendous progress?’ Or a ‘cynical’ election-year ploy to buy votes?
Mayor Brandon Johnson’s version requires annual approval from local alderpersons before restaurants and bars are allowed to set up tables in the curb lane, in adjacent parking lots, on sidewalks in front of adjacent neighbors or in the entire street.
The Supreme Court last week restricted the EPA’s ability to protect America’s waterways and wetlands. Illinois can’t afford to sit back and do nothing to protect both in our state, the head of the Illinois Environmental Council writes.
Michigan woman showered her family with love.
Jail programs are still able to use reading and writing materials, and individuals in custody also receive legal mail and documents from their attorneys, after it is screened for drugs and contraband. There is no ham-fisted ‘book banning’ or denying legal material.
The community’s willingness to welcome and help the new migrants arriving in Chicago has made our support network’s collaborative efforts more successful, a McCormick Foundation executive writes.