Bob Pinkerton http://wuis.org en Dillard Picks Up Teachers' Endorsement; Rauner Still Pouring Own Money Into Race http://wuis.org/post/dillard-picks-teachers-endorsement-rauner-still-pouring-own-money-race <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican gubernatorial candidate Kirk Dillard got the endorsement of a retired group of teachers Wednesday. But he’s still lagging front-runner Bruce Rauner, who continues to tap his </span><a href="http://wuis.org/post/rauner-made-53-million-2012" style="line-height: 1.5;">significant personal fortune</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;for his campaign.</span></p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:50:39 +0000 Brian Mackey 19755 at http://wuis.org Dillard Picks Up Teachers' Endorsement; Rauner Still Pouring Own Money Into Race Labor's Pension Deal: Best Bet Or Too Good To Be True? http://wuis.org/post/labors-pension-deal-best-bet-or-too-good-be-true <p>The Illinois Senate is expected to vote Thursday on the latest proposal to fix the state's drastically underfunded pension systems. I<span style="line-height: 1.5;">n what's become a multi-year pension debate,&nbsp;many aspects of the plan have been put forth before. But it has one element that makes it unique.</span></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Brian Mackey 2379 at http://wuis.org