Bruce Rauner

WVIK News

The next governor and lieutenant governor of Illinois visited the Quad Cities Monday afternoon. For J.B. Pritzker and Juliana Stratton it was the final day of a statewide thank you tour following their win in the November election. Herb Trix reports.


WVIK News

Two years ago Friday, Governor Bruce Rauner made a lot of friends in northwest Illinois when he saved hundreds of jobs at the Cordova Nuclear Plant. At Riverdale High School in Port Byron, he signed the Future Energy Jobs Bill, designed to encourage Exelon to keep the plant open.

Illinois Midterm Wrapup

Nov 16, 2018
State of Illinois

On Midwest Week, a wrap-up of the statewide races in Illinois from the midterm election.

Illinois DNR

Two of Illinois' most popular parks are getting bigger - a lot bigger. Thursday, Governor Bruce Rauner announced the state has bought more than 2,600 acres in LaSalle County, next to Starved Rock and Matthiessen state parks. 

State of Illinois

On Midwest Week, three years after the first deaths were reported from Legionnaire's Disease, the state of Illinois is still trying to figure out what to do at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.

Rauner v. Pritzker

Sep 21, 2018

On Midwest Week, early voting starts soon for the November election, and the key race in Illinois this fall is for governor.

WVIK News

Bruce Rauner versus corrupt Democrats from Chicago—that's how Illinois Governor Rauner described the choice between him and his Democratic opponent, JB Pritzker, during a campaign stop in the Quad Cities Monday. 

The Illinois Primary

Mar 23, 2018

On Midwest Week, a look at this week's Illinois primary election - who won and why.

Illinois Veterans Home

Despite a lot of money and effort, Legionnaires' disease continues to affect residents of the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.

Ives Campaigns in QC

Mar 1, 2018
Jeanne Ives

The republican challenger for governor will visit the Quad Cities and western Illinois on Friday. State Representative Jeanne Ives from Wheaton has scheduled stops in Moline and Galesburg.

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