Bruce Rauner

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  1. Article number 1 - Governor waives penalties, interest for taxpayers affected by severe weather
  2. Article number 2 - Building at Quincy Veterans' Home named for local Medal of Honor recipient
  3. Article number 3 - Gov. Rauner announces release of $14 million for capital improvements at Illinois state parks
  4. Article number 4 - Bicentennial reveals star-studded lineup for state's 200th birthday party
  5. Article number 5 - Governor signs landmark medical marijuana legislation
  •  First Lady Diana Rauner launches 2018 Holiday Hero Drive

    Governor waives penalties, interest for taxpayers affected by severe weather

    Gov. Bruce Rauner announced that individuals and businesses devastated by tornadoes and severe weather in parts of Christian County on Dec. 1, 2018, may request waivers of penalties and interest on state taxes if they cannot file their returns or make payments on time. The waivers apply to individual and business income taxes, withholding taxes, sales taxes, and specialty and excise taxes.

  •  Building at Quincy Veterans' Home named for local Medal of Honor recipient

    Building at Quincy Veterans' Home named for local Medal of Honor recipient

    ​Gov. Bruce Rauner announced that the old Sycamore nursing home in Quincy is being named in honor of Korean War veteran Lester Hammond, who was raised in Quincy. The Medal of Honor recipient was killed in action protecting his unit against heavy enemy fire. He was just 21 years old.

  •  Gov. Rauner announces release of $14 million for capital improvements at Illinois state parks

    Gov. Rauner announces release of $14 million for capital improvements at Illinois state parks

    Governor Bruce Rauner announced the release of funds for more than $14 million in capital improvement projects at state parks and recreation areas managed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. This money was included in the FY19 bipartisan budget signed in June and will be used for capital improvements to parks statewide.

  •  Bicentennial reveals star-studded lineup for state's 200th birthday party

    Bicentennial reveals star-studded lineup for state's 200th birthday party

    An original musical rendition of the Gettysburg Address with Miguel Cervantes will be featured in a night of tributes to Illinois entertainers, with performances by Illinois' top musicians, a Chicago sports championship parade, and a star-studded cast of Illinois celebrities lined up for the state's Bicentennial Birthday Party at the United Center, December 3.

  •  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.

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