Word on the Street: After 3 years, Rauner still not offering specifics on tech claim

Nobody has ever accused Bruce Rauner of being terribly original in his speeches to groups and organizations. From event to event, his remarks have varied little in the three-plus years he’s been in office. Last week while addressing the annual Innovations in Construction, Asphalt and Transportation conference, he uncorked one…

Read More

#RaunerFailedMe: JB Pritzker and Downstate Educators Highlight Rauner’s Attacks on Public Education

Today, JB Pritzker held a press conference with Illinois educators who have been failed by Bruce Rauner in Springfield. They highlighted Rauner’s attacks on public education and the impact it has had on Illinois students as part of the #RaunerFailedMe series. Their stories and more can be found on the…

Read More

A vote for Rauner is a Vote for Trump: LTE from Richard Miko, DuPage Democrat

Rauner, like Trump, has harmed ordinary citizens to favor the wealthy. Trump likes to use deregulation so that his rich billionaires and rich corporations can ignore environmental concerns and consumer protections to make higher profits. Rauner follows the same playbook.   Here’s an example. Dynegy owns nine coal power plants…

Read More

Worst GOP Governor Says CONSERVATIVE Publication The National Review

Rauner’s inability to do his “job” as the GOP saw it (that is, ripping away a woman’s right to be the owner of her own body, gutting public education, and deporting every hard-working immigrant in Illinois) was prevented by DEMOCRATS AND MIKE MADIGAN. Please keep that in mind. When Democrats…

Read More

Queasy Rider

By Walt Zlotow Heartland Progressive Governor Bruce Rauner’s inaugural re-election bid ad sure is a Duesey. No, it’s not the usual reference to a Deusenberg Motor Car but to the Harley Davidson Motorcycle bearing our bizarre governor. For Rauner it’s all image, no substance. When you don’t have a record…

Read More

Toss Him Out Tuesday; 12,500 a month?

NOTE BEFORE YOU READ THIS: A full time minimum wage worker in Illinois will earn $330.00 per week, or $17,160.00 per year. Chicago, IL — Even though Bruce Rauner had a crisis expert consulting for months, Rauner stumbled through a “summer of setbacks” and is now doubling down on crisis management by reorganizing his top staff.   Rauner spent $12,500 a month…

Read More