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Archive for July 2018

GOP Fall Rally – Northwestern Medicine Field (Kane County Cougars)

 GOP Fall Rally – September 16th Northwestern Medicine Field (Home of the Kane County Cougars) Geneva, IL Meet the candidates, pick up signs and materials, enjoy ballpark cookout. For this day, Republicans have the baseball field all to themselves, including the Jumbotron and stadium PA system. Special play area for youngsters including bouncy houses and more.…

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Lt. Gov. Sanguinetti Op-Ed in The Southern Illinoisan: State is Taking Action Against Opioid Epidemic

Yesterday, the Southern Illinoisan published an op-ed from Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti on the state’s actions to address the opioid epidemic in Illinois. As co-chair of the Governor’s Opioid Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force, Sanguinetti has traveled the state and worked hand-in-hand with local communities to help win this fight. Today, more Americans die…

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Patronage loses as governor vetoes local Democrats’ power play

Taxpayers win. Patronage jobs lose, thanks to Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s visit Tuesday to Granite City. Rauner vetoed Senate Bill 2368, which was local Democrats’ effort to regain control of the Metro East Sanitary District Board. Rauner did the veto in Granite City, a Democratic stronghold and whose mayor would have been the key board vote that…

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Pritzker Lies: National AP FACT CHECK: No proof Rauner profits off family separation

CHICAGO — A new television campaign ad accuses Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, a Republican seeking another term in November, of profiting off President Donald Trump’s since abandoned “zero tolerance” border policy of separating immigrant children from their families. Rauner’s Democratic challenger, J.B. Pritzker, launched the ad Wednesday. It is the latest allegation lobbed between two…

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Rauner signs laws to speed up Quincy vets’ home construction

Governor Bruce Rauner signed a law Tuesday to speed up reconstruction of the troubled state-run veterans’ home in Quincy. The Republican governor approved the legislation to consolidate the design and building processes under state law to save time in overhauling the western Illinois campus where 13 people have died since 2015 because of Legionnaires’ disease,…

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ICYMI: Governor Rauner Signs Annie’s Law

Yesterday, Governor Rauner signed Annie’s Law, enabling first responders to carry and administer EpiPens in life or death situations. The law, named after Annie LeGere who passed away following an allergic reaction, will save lives and stoop the tragedies that Annie’s family and the Elmhurst community suffered three years ago. Check out the coverage from…

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