Closer Look: Rauner further details legislative agenda

April 12, 2015 1:44 PM

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Gov. Bruce Rauner has begun putting a finer point on his legislative agenda, telling voters, elected officials and newspaper editorial boards during a tour of Illinois last week that his business-friendly plan is vital to improving the state's economy.

During appearances in which he made several provocative comments, the Republican tried to build support for his proposals before legislators return to Springfield this week. Among them are a reduction in the cost of workers' compensation insurance, tighter restrictions on eligibility for unemploymen...

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