Ask The Governor: The Future Of The Illinois Economy

Bruce Rauner
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters during a news conference in October 2016. Seth Perlman / AP Photo
Bruce Rauner
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters during a news conference in October 2016. Seth Perlman / AP Photo

Ask The Governor: The Future Of The Illinois Economy

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Last time we sat down with Gov. Bruce Rauner, the state legislature was bouncing around proposals for the so-called “Grand Bargain.” That plan never made it to the Governor’s desk, after many Republicans didn’t support it.

On Friday, Gov. Rauner again joined Morning Shift to talk listener calls. He talked about the budget impasse and blamed pressure from special interest groups on Illinois house Democrats for that failure.