Bruce Rauner

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  1. Article number 1 - Faber-Castell to Open Cosmetic Manufacturing Facility in Elgin
  2. Article number 2 - Governor declares 2018 harvest emergency
  3. Article number 3 - Governor signs landmark medical marijuana legislation
  4. Article number 4 - Gov. Rauner extends health insurance to fertility preservation
  5. Article number 5 - Gov. Rauner approves landmark legislation to cover hearing aids for children
  •  Faber-Castell to Open Cosmetic Manufacturing Facility in Elgin

    Faber-Castell to Open Cosmetic Manufacturing Facility in Elgin

    Governor Bruce Rauner and Faber-Castell Cosmetics announced the company's first North American manufacturing facility in Illinois. The $9 million project will create 50 full-time jobs. The announcement comes after the Governor visited with the company in Stein, Germany in late spring.

  •  Governor declares 2018 harvest emergency

    Governor declares 2018 harvest emergency

    ​Gov. Bruce Rauner declared a harvest emergency to help level the playing field between Illinois farmers and crop haulers and those in neighboring states. The action bridges the gap between the 2018 harvest season and a new law the governor signed Aug. 25 that takes effect next year.

  •  Governor signs landmark medical marijuana legislation

    Governor signs landmark medical marijuana legislation

    Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the Alternatives to Opioids Act of 2018, adding those who might otherwise seek opioids for pain management to the list of those eligible for medical marijuana.

    "This law will give thousands of Illinoisans who struggle with the negative side effects of opioids, including harmful addiction, another choice to manage their pain," the governor said.

  •  Gov. Rauner extends health insurance to fertility preservation

    Gov. Rauner extends health insurance to fertility preservation

    ​A new law (HB 2617) signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner amends the Illinois insurance code to require coverage of egg or sperm preservation, a well-established medical practice that gives hope to patients who receive life-saving cancer treatment that they can one day have their own children.

  •  Hearing Aid Legislation

    Gov. Rauner approves landmark legislation to cover hearing aids for children

    The governor signed House Bill 4516 at the Capitol with 10-year-old Hunter Martin. Hunter and his brother, Owen, 7, both wear hearing aids. Hunter, who resides in Illiopolis, testified in front of House and Senate committees in 2017 and again this year to advocate for the new law.

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