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State Week: Rauner Cleans House

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Brian Mackey
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Gov. Bruce Rauner is replacing several top aides with employees of the Illinois Policy Institute, a libertarian-conservative advocacy organization. It comes days after a bipartisan group of legislators ended Illinois' two-year budget impasse by overriding Rauner's veto. 

Sean Crawford hosts with regular panelist Brian Mackey and guests Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business and Chris Mooney of the Institute of Government & Public Affairs at the University of Illinois.

Brian Mackey formerly reported on state government and politics for NPR Illinois and a dozen other public radio stations across the state. Before that, he was A&E editor at The State Journal-Register and Statehouse bureau chief for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.
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