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Mostly good headlines for the governor

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017

* The governor’s office is clearly pleased by the TV coverage of his State of the State Address

* He also got some pretty good headlines and ledes…

* Rauner calls on lawmakers to fix Illinois budget in State of the State address: Gov. Bruce Rauner used his State of the State address to call on lawmakers to work with him to resolve Illinois’ budget crisis, saying both parties agree something needs to change.

* Rauner stresses bipartisanship in State of the State: Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says the state has come a long way in funding education since he’s been on the job, but says there’s a lot of work to do to strengthen the economy.

* Rauner praises ongoing budget work, accomplishments in annual speech: Gov. Bruce Rauner took a more optimistic tone in this year’s State of the State address, but said lawmakers need to work with him to resolve a budget impasse that has lasted a year and a half.

* Gov. Rauner Expresses Optimism In State Of The State Address: Governor Bruce Rauner tried his best to put a positive spin on his State of the State address. “I am deeply optimistic about the future of our beloved Illinois,” he said.

* Rauner’s State of State plea to Senate: ‘Please don’t give up’: Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday pushed for economic growth to save the state in his third State of the State address — while saying he’s encouraged that the legislative leaders have acknowledged changes must be made.

* Rauner optimistic about Illinois’ future, despite budget crisis: Governor Bruce Rauner said Wednesday he’s deeply optimistic about the future of the state, despite the current budget crisis, in his State of the State address in Springfield.

* Rauner: Lawmakers have ‘moral obligation’ to compromise: In his State of the State address Wednesday, Gov. Bruce Rauner said lawmakers had a “moral obligation” to find compromise in a deeply divided state that’s gone 18 months without a budget.

* Illinois governor cheers on effort to end budget impasse: Illinois’ governor on Wednesday offered encouragement for a bipartisan bid to end the state’s record-setting budget stalemate, as Chicago’s mayor needled the chief executive for failing to deliver results.

* Editorial: Rauner to Illinois senators: ‘Please don’t give up’: For just a minute, Gov. Bruce Rauner veered off script during his annual State of the State address and tapped the gas pedal on a controversial budget compromise unfolding in the Senate. “We all know this is very, very difficult. There’s a lot of arrows,” he said. “Please don’t give up. Please keep working. Please keep trying. The people of Illinois need you to succeed.”

* Editorial: Gov signals support for grand bargain — we hope

* But not all the heds and ledes were so swell…

* Rauner and Democrats clash over State of the State: Against the backdrop of a sharply divided and dysfunctional state government, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his midterm State of the State address Wednesday saying he and other politicians have a “moral obligation” to fix Illinois.

- Posted by Rich Miller        

13 Comments
  1. - wordslinger - Thursday, Jan 26, 17 @ 12:06 pm:

    –The governor’s office is clearly pleased by the TV coverage of his State of the State Address…–

    Of course they are. And Chicago TV reporters are known to go on air and call Rauner a “fiscal conservative.”

    If effective sweet-talking is the measure of achievement, congratulations on your do-nothing success.

    If ta


  2. - downstate commissioner - Thursday, Jan 26, 17 @ 12:10 pm:

    That’s all well and good, but can we trust (or believe) anything he says???


  3. - Annonin' - Thursday, Jan 26, 17 @ 12:12 pm:

    Wonderin’ if he learned that there is another way rather than M*F*in’ everyone? Or did the latest pollin’ say be nice, talk achievements, cause no one thinks you have done anythin’ but squabble and lose to Madigan?


  4. - Anon - Thursday, Jan 26, 17 @ 12:15 pm:

    Rauner was confused and thought he was reviewing “La La Land.”


  5. - Lew - Thursday, Jan 26, 17 @ 12:17 pm:

    And if I am elected a cookie in every coffee cup.


  6. - WhoKnew - Thursday, Jan 26, 17 @ 12:18 pm:

    I repeat from yesterday:
    “What the large print giveth,
    the fine print taketh away”!
    John Waits - “Goin’ outta bidness’”

    Rich,
    Hint, hint!
    For something to start the day with.


  7. - Anonymous - Thursday, Jan 26, 17 @ 12:31 pm:

    Why not? People believe Trump.


  8. - Pundent - Thursday, Jan 26, 17 @ 12:34 pm:

    Say what you will about Rauner, but he knows how to use the press. Based on these headlines you could easily conclude that the constitutional responsibilities for creating a budget belong to the legislature, not the governor. He wants to be bipartisan and he’s doing everything he can to encourage the senate not to give up (and do his job but why quibble). He’s “optimistic” which suggests that he’s trying his hardest and he acknowledges a “moral obligation” which suggests a deep level of empathy. Why he’s even “cheering on the effort”. Of course much of this flies in the face of the reality over the past two years, but it sure sounds good.


  9. - Ducky LaMoore - Thursday, Jan 26, 17 @ 1:14 pm:

    Gee I just can’t figure out why nothing ever seems to get better with the media reporting proven facts to ensure that the most truthful, thoughtful person with the best ideas gets elected and is able to work with diverse interests to achieve success in government…. NOT!


  10. - Huh? - Thursday, Jan 26, 17 @ 1:18 pm:

    1.4% was soundly mocked yesterday afternoon on the WGN 720 AM Roe Conn show for dropping his g’s.


  11. - Lefty Lefty - Thursday, Jan 26, 17 @ 2:28 pm:

    I learned (here–not in the local media) of the constitutional requirement for the governor to propose a budget. Any media outlet letting Rauner off this very large hook is definitely part of the problem.


  12. - CCP Hostage - Thursday, Jan 26, 17 @ 4:03 pm:

    Not a mention of the carnage in his speech. All rainbows and unicorns and no means to achieve them.


  13. - Union Man - Thursday, Jan 26, 17 @ 4:49 pm:

    If lawmakers have a moral obligation to compromise, so does the Governor. Leaders step off first, cowards wait on the crowd.


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