New Governor, New Illinois?
It's official. Bruce Rauner is the 42nd Governor of Illinois. What will be his first steps as governor and how will he begin to rein in the crippling debt the state has become known for? We discuss the issues with Chicago Sun-Times reporter Dan Mihalopoulos, WBEZ Illinois politics reporter Tony Arnold, and Tom Corfman, assistant managing editor at Crain's Chicago Business.
In the hours leading up to Bruce Rauner taking the oath of office in Springfield, Pat Quinn spent that time making his final actions as the state’s governor including naming more than 100 people to boards and commissions. Click the images to below to learn more about some of Quinn’s final actions.