SPRINGFIELD (Jan. 26, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner took action today on the following bills:

Bill No.: SB 332

An Act Concerning Regulation

Action: Vetoed

Note: Veto Message Below

Bill No.: SB 1322

An Act Concerning Regulation

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

            Veto Message for SB 332

            January 26, 2018

The signature project provides students with a unique history resource; will be offered to schools statewide.

CHICAGO (Jan. 26, 2018) — Gov. Bruce Rauner released the first copies of “Illinois Chronicles,” the K-12 Bicentennial educational resource that will be offered to schools all across the state. 

SPRINGFIELD (Jan. 12, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner took action today on the following bill:

Bill No.: HB 171

An Act Concerning Local Government

Action: Vetoed

Veto Message for HB 171

January 12, 2018

To the Honorable Members of

The Illinois House of Representatives,

100th General Assembly:

CHICAGO (Jan. 19, 2018) — The Governor’s Office is starting a new PolicyPOV blog intended to deliver points of view (POV) on policies, programs, issues and events of concern to Illinoisans. The first post addresses how the new federal tax reform act impacts Illinois families and businesses. The blog is being hosted at the governor’s website.

Along with HB 3904, law creates women’s division within Department of Corrections

LINCOLN (Jan. 16, 2018) — Gov. Bruce Rauner is building on his efforts to improve outcomes for individuals who are incarcerated in Illinois.

He toured Logan Correctional Center, the female inmate facility in Lincoln, just before signing House Bill 1479 and solidifying the creation of a new women’s division within the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC). 

Roundtable talks in Rockford, Peoria bring small business concerns to forefront

PEORIA (Jan. 12, 2018) — Gov. Bruce Rauner met with two dozen entrepreneurs and small business development advocates for roundtable discussions near Rockford and in Peoria today.

The governor is dedicated to helping build on Illinois’ base of 1.2 million small businesses that employ nearly half the state’s private workforce, or about 2.4 million people.