Daily Journal masthead
follow in feedlyrss feed
Stories with person: Jim Durkin
  • Illinois governor, legislators hold rare meeting on budget story has photos
    Updated: Dec-01-15 8:16 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders held a rare sit-down meeting Tuesday on the elusive Illinois budget, a summit where perhaps the biggest breakthrough was an agreement to talk again - even as soon as next week.

  • The Latest: GOP leader criticizes Democrats' spending 
    Updated: Dec-01-15 4:00 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The latest on Tuesday afternoon's state budget meeting between Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and leaders of the Illinois General Assembly (all times local):

  • Rauner proposes open, then closed, budget negotiation 
    Updated: Nov-13-15 6:52 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The highly anticipated, publicly monitored budget summit among Illinois' feuding leaders should be - mostly - closed to the public, Gov. Bruce Rauner said Friday.