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Governor Pitches Vision During Bloomington Stop

Jim Browne

Republican Governor Bruce Rauner made a pitch for his budget vision at a McLean County Chamber of Commerce event at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts. That vision does not apparently include members of unions, who were stopped by city police before they could enter the theater. Rauner, who came into office preaching an anti-union message, now says he's no longer pushing for state "Right to Work" legislation.

Governor Rauner also says he's aware of interest in Normal's Mitsubishi property, but declined to be specific. He says Illinois regulations are causing potential investors to think twice before locating there. When asked which regulations are the problem, he declined to be specific.