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  • Oil industry donating to Rauner’s campaign Aug 28, 2014 5:08 PM
    Oil producers, drilling companies and geologists frustrated with the slow process of implementing rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling are putting their money behind Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner.

     
  • Special on governor's race: Quinn, Rauner plans in their own words Aug 28, 2014 2:02 PM
    Special to the Daily Herald: Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner offer their visions for Illinois' economic future. See their columns outlining their economic proposals for the next four years.

     
  • Governor hopefuls rip each other on hiring, taxes Aug 28, 2014 7:36 PM
    The candidates for Illinois governor sharpened their attacks on each other Thursday, with Gov. Pat Quinn saying Bruce Rauner’s plan to tax some services will help wealthy people like Rauner but hurt hardworking families, and the Republican businessman calling Quinn’s efforts to address improper political hiring “a charade.”

     
  • Quinn says agencies must follow hiring rules Aug 26, 2014 4:57 PM
    Gov. Pat Quinn deflected blame for state hiring problems Tuesday, saying agencies must follow anti-patronage hiring rules — even when the candidates are those the governor’s office favors.

     
  • Biden stumps for Quinn, higher wages Aug 25, 2014 5:26 PM
    Vice President Joe Biden is in Chicago to make a push for the minimum wage and fundraise for Gov. Pat Quinn. Biden participated Monday in a discussion with business owners, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Quinn about raising wages.

     
  • Biden, Christie campaign in Illinois governor’s race Aug 25, 2014 6:54 PM
    The closely watched race for Illinois governor got a high-profile boost Monday with Vice President Joe Biden fundraising for Gov. Pat Quinn and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stumping for the Chicago Democrat’s challenger, Republican Bruce Rauner.

     
  • Libertarian allowed on gubernatorial ballot Aug 22, 2014 8:35 PM
    The Illinois State Board of Elections voted Friday that Libertarian candidates for governor and lieutenant governor can appear on the ballot Nov. 4.

     
  • Report: State agency broke hiring rules for years Aug 22, 2014 7:29 PM
    The Illinois Department of Transportation circumvented rules devised to keep politics out of state jobs and improperly hired more than 250 people in the last decade, accelerating the practice under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, the state’s top investigator decreed in a report released Friday.

     
  • IDOT cuts positions amid hiring scandal Aug 21, 2014 6:48 PM
    Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration, stung by a federal lawsuit alleging illegal hiring amid a tough re-election campaign, announced Thursday it will eliminate 58 transportation agency jobs at the center of the dispute.

     
  • Appeals court says term limits can’t be on ballot Aug 20, 2014 6:25 PM
    Proponents of term limits for Illinois lawmakers were preparing a last-minute appeal to the state Supreme Court after an appeals court ruled Wednesday that a measure asking voters to approve such a measure could not appear on the November ballot.

     
  • Rauner revs up GOP at state fair Aug 14, 2014 7:24 PM
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner roared into the state fairgrounds on a Harley Thursday, revving up the party faithful by pledging to help loosen the Democrats’ long hold on power in Illinois government. After removing his helmet, the Winnetka businessman said he would lead an administration that is efficient and transparent.

     
  • Quinn wants apology over ‘cow tipping’ remark Aug 14, 2014 5:17 PM
    Gov. Pat Quinn says his Republican challenger’s running mate should apologize for a 2013 comment asking if “cow tipping” was a job requirement in Springfield. The remark came from an email Evelyn Sanguinetti sent to a Department of Human Rights staff attorney asking if there were any job openings.

     
  • Rauner keeps up property tax pressure Aug 12, 2014 10:47 PM
    Republican governor hopeful Bruce Rauner has launched a website and enlisted a suburban homeowner for a robocall supporting his effort to freeze suburban property taxes. A recorded call from Joan Zaleski of St. Charles urges people to sign a petition at FreezeMyTaxes.com to back a plan that would keep local government from asking for more tax money unless voters approve. Gov. Pat Quinn, his opponent, says a freeze wouldn't work.

     
  • Quinn signs bills to better emergency response Aug 12, 2014 10:21 PM
    Gov. Pat Quinn has signed two pieces of legislation aimed at improving emergency response in rural areas of Illinois.

     
  • Quinn calls on Rauner to confirm debates Aug 11, 2014 10:24 PM
    With less than three months until the November election, Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday called on Republican challenger Bruce Rauner to firm up the candidates’ debate schedule. Quinn’s campaign said the Chicago Democrat has committed to eight debates and forums statewide ahead of Nov. 4, along with a ninth potential event. Rauner’s campaign said the businessman plans to appear at several debates and will announce the schedule soon.

     
  • Quinn, Rauner lob new accusations Aug 8, 2014 6:47 PM
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday accused Republican rival Bruce Rauner of dodging responsibility for another business dealing he called “very troubling,” while Rauner’s campaign hit back over new allegations of patronage at the Illinois Department of Transportation.

     
  • Rauner in Montana for vacation, fundraiser Aug 5, 2014 5:51 PM
    Republican Bruce Rauner has traveled to his family’s ranch in Montana to vacation and raise money for his Illinois governor campaign. The fundraiser is scheduled for Tuesday at Rauner’s 6,000-square-foot home near Yellowstone National Park.

     
  • Editorial: Faith is the forerunner of prosperity Aug 3, 2014 1:01 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial says that the historic depths of public cynicism in Illinois pose a challenge to politicians and voters alike. Life in Illinois can improve, but believing it can is the first step.

     
  • Quinn signs water-related laws in Chicago Aug 3, 2014 6:14 PM
    Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation aimed at protecting water supplies. One of the three bills Quinn signed Sunday creates the Urban Flooding Awareness Act. The new law forms a working group to evaluate research urban flooding policies.

     
  • Report: Rauner funneled money into Caribbean tax haven Aug 4, 2014 11:44 AM
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner funneled part of his wealth to a Caribbean territory long considered a tax haven, a business practice the venture capitalist defended on Sunday, stressing there was no impact on his personal tax rate. Rauner spoke with reporters the same day a published report detailed how three of five of Rauner's Cayman Island holdings are tied to GTCR, a Chicago-based private equity firm Rauner helped found.

     
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