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.
It’s how the laws are written, and trafficking is hard to prove. A follow-up report to “How Chicago gets its guns.”
The suit against Rauner — who ran a private equity firm before becoming governor — was filed Oct. 5. by Harreld “Kip” Kirkpatrick III.
THE WATCHDOGS: As legislators who also were Chicago cops, Edward Acevedo and Antonio Munoz helped change state law to give themselves police pensions.
So how realistic is this innovation center, especially after the governor offered sparse details about it during an official announcement Thursday?
Neither Emmanuel nor the governor would say when ground might be broken on the facility or how it would be financed.
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.
Ruiz has served as vice president of the Chicago Board of Education, interim CEO of CPS and chairman of the Illinois State Board of Education.
But money — and who has enough and how important it should be — was a serious issue at the forum at Aurora University Tuesday night.
It was a sharp drop from the $176 million they made in 2015, when they paid about $50 million in taxes.
Fourteen Illinois residents made Forbes’ list of the wealthiest Americans. J.B. Pritzker did. Gov. Bruce Rauner didn’t. But Ken Griffin really did.
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.
Although funding is flowing again, many agencies are still owed substantial sums for past work performed for the state.