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Bruce Rauner

Illinois State University

In one of Bruce Rauner’s final acts as governor, his office announced Friday it has released $9.6 million to pay for deferred maintenance for Illinois State University’s fine arts center complex.

Days before the election, a leading motorcycle group is rescinding its endorsement of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner.

Pritzker at Normal event
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UPDATED 8:40 a.m. | The Democratic nominee for Illinois governor says he will repay the Cook County treasurer more than $330,000 worth of property-tax breaks he received in what an investigator called a "scheme to defraud" taxpayers.

Bruce Rauner (left) and JB Pritzker (right)
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The candidates for Illinois governor clashed Thursday over taxes during their first televised debate.

Democrat J.B. Pritzker says he wants to change Illinois' flat tax to a graduated system, in which the highest earners are taxed at a higher rate than middle-class and low-income households. But he won't say what the new rates should be. He says it should be negotiated with the Legislature.

Bruce Rauner at a podium
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A humbled Gov. Bruce Rauner is promising a different kind of governor in a second term.

Bruce Rauner
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Gov. Bruce Rauner is spending millions of his own dollars to help fellow Republicans in the November election.

Destihl Brewery
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Gov. Bruce Rauner visited Destihl Brewery on Saturday to sign a measure that he said will cut costs and bureaucratic red tape for craft breweries across Illinois.