Executive Mansion http://wuis.org en Seven Months And Two Storms Later, Executive Mansion Gets Mini-Fix http://wuis.org/post/seven-months-and-two-storms-later-executive-mansion-gets-mini-fix <p>The governor's executive mansion in Springfield is receiving much-needed repair after rainwater caused damage twice in the last two months. But the repairs are only a stopgap measure; it's all the state can afford right now.</p><p></p><p>Walk into the executive mansion in Springfield, and nothing looks awry. But climb the stairs to the third floor, where the governor's apartment lies, off-limits to tours and most events, and the damage is apparent in two historical bedrooms.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:58:09 +0000 Hannah Meisel 29701 at http://wuis.org Seven Months And Two Storms Later, Executive Mansion Gets Mini-Fix Roof Repairs Underway At Executive Mansion http://wuis.org/post/roof-repairs-underway-executive-mansion <p></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:23:22 +0000 Associated Press 28818 at http://wuis.org Roof Repairs Underway At Executive Mansion Resolution Calls on Governor To Live in Mansion On Session Days http://wuis.org/post/resolution-calls-governor-live-mansion-session-days <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">You never know what'll come up during a candidates' debate. Back in 2010, it was </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Pat Quinn's underwear.</span></p><p>As proof that he lives in Springfield, Quinn offered that he keeps his underwear at the governor's mansion.</p><p>It's become clear he also keeps pairs in Chicago.</p><p>Like his predecessor, Rod Blagojevich, Quinn has repeatedly come under fire for not spending enough time in the capital.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 12:35:06 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 9174 at http://wuis.org Resolution Calls on Governor To Live in Mansion On Session Days Rutherford Vows He'd Live In Governor's Mansion http://wuis.org/post/rutherford-vows-hed-live-governors-mansion <p>The first candidate to formally announce he’s running for governor of Illinois has vowed to live in the Executive Mansion in Springfield. The refusal of recent governors to move to Springfield has become a sore spot with permanent residents of Illinois’ capital city.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican state Treasurer Dan Rutherford is making his long-anticipated campaign for governor official on a three-day tour of Illinois that began Sunday in — wait for it — Chicago.</span></p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Brian Mackey 3672 at http://wuis.org Rutherford Vows He'd Live In Governor's Mansion