Gov. Rauner Announces $62 Billion Plan to Move Illinois Capitol to Chicago
Apr01

Gov. Rauner Announces $62 Billion Plan to Move Illinois Capitol to Chicago

Citing a need to modernize the state’s bureaucratic infrastructure and reduce costs, today Governor Bruce Rauner announced a $62 billion plan to move the state’s capitol to Chicago. “Let’s face it, Chicago is Illinois,” he told a stunned capitol press corps inside the 127-year-old Springfield rotunda this morning.  “We’ve been here [in Springfield] since the 1880s.  You wouldn’t believe...

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Chicagoland Mobsters Line Up to get “A Piece of the Action” in Capitol Move
Apr01

Chicagoland Mobsters Line Up to get “A Piece of the Action” in Capitol Move

Citing the potential for “much moolah,” Chicagoland mobsters lined up outside an abandoned union hall in Cicero to get “their piece of the action” from Governor Bruce Rauner’s recent announcement that he will move the state capitol from Springfield to downtown Chicago. “With any move of this magnitude, you need professionals involved.  And that’s us.  Cartage, hauling, moving stuff....

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