Tag: Cullerton Radogno

Gov. Rauner puts a brick on the Cullerton-Radogno Grand Bargain

Maybe…Gov. Rauner will  bring in Tillman and Proft to assist in negotiating with the other three leaders. ******** For the last two months or so, Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) and Senate Republican Leader Chris Radogno (R-Lemont) have been developing their Grand Bargain. Radogno was to get Senate Republicans to support increased taxes in exchange... Read more »

Gov. Rauner’s path to 2018 Re-election starts w/ Four Leader-Gov. Rauner negotiations

So, in short, for there to be a Grand Bargain agreed to by Big Daddy Madigan and Big Daddy Rauner, both of those Big Daddies have to get directly involved in the negotiations. ********************* Jeff Berkowitz: Governor, the two reforms you said you wanted in the Cullerton-Radogno Grand Bargain are permanent property tax freeze instead... Read more »

Where did Gov. Rauner’s "Right stuff," on education/economic reforms go? Can he recover?

In the olden days, as a candidate in 2014, self-made billionaire businessman Rauner actually stood for something: Bringing true reforms and economic growth to the State. Go on, Governor, get in the game. You’ve got the Right Stuff. I once saw it in you. As the song goes, “Long ago it must be. I have... Read more »