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...

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