January 27, 2016
As is typical with most State of the State addresses, Governor Bruce Rauner began the address by acknowledging elected officials and first responders, and went on to encourage prayers for an upcoming deployment of Illinois National Guard troops. The kind words and friendly remarks quickly gave way to a discussion on the economic and budget reforms he is pushing and his administration’s accomplishments of the last year. The half-hour speech wrapped up with the Governor outlining ten education policy changes he would like implemented.
Click here to read the full Alliance Legislative Report (99-36), including Governor Rauner's 10 long-term goals for education.