Illinois Politics

Illinois Politics

Rauner urges Pritzker to continue fight against Medicaid fraud

Gov. Bruce Rauner is urging the incoming administration to continue his work in rooting out waste, fraud and abuse in the state’s Medicaid system, and to clarify rules for state workers who belong to the same union as the employees…

Underfunded state government pensions liabilities increase to $133.5 billion

The tab for the state’s unfunded pension liabilities increased by $4.4 billion in the past year and is expected to continue growing through 2028, according to a new report from the bipartisan Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability.

Pritzker is optimistic about state’s future with Democrats in charge

Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker is optimistic about the state’s future after voters put control of Illinois’ government in the hands of Democrats. That’s in contrast to the man Pritzker beat. Gov. Bruce Rauner recently said he’s “very scared” for the state’s…

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