Illinois DOC nurse layoffs rescindedIn March, 124 state prison nurses at 12 different prisons in Illinois learned they would be laid off. On Thursday, Gov. Bruce Rauner's office rescinded the layoffs, according to state House Republicans. WPSD has the story.
Illinois Leaders Meet Again on Budget, Other Economic IssuesBusiness groups took to Springfield Wednesday to push for reforms to grow the economy, and they have an open ear from Gov. Bruce Rauner. Read more in the Alton Daily News.
Fact-checking Speaker Michael MadiganIn a statement released to reporters, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan on Thursday announced he had requested a meeting with Gov. Bruce Rauner to emphasize his commitment to crafting a new state budget. If only Rauner would focus, Madigan said, the General Assembly could "pass a budget." Here's the editorial in the Chicago Tribune.
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