Illinois governor http://northernpublicradio.org en Lisa Madigan Will Not Run For Governor http://northernpublicradio.org/post/lisa-madigan-will-not-run-governor <p>Lisa Madigan will NOT run for Illinois governor next year. The state’s Attorney General announced today she has been considering a run for governor for months, but decided to stick with her current job.</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:26:39 +0000 Susan Stephens & Amanda Vinicky 33019 at http://northernpublicradio.org Lisa Madigan Will Not Run For Governor Former Governor Honored By NIU Law School http://northernpublicradio.org/post/former-governor-honored-niu-law-school <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former Illinois Governor Jim Thompson never attended Northern Illinois University…but this weekend, his connections to the law school earned him an honorary doctorate.</span></p><p> Mon, 27 May 2013 07:16:58 +0000 Susan Stephens 30472 at http://northernpublicradio.org Former Governor Honored By NIU Law School A Future Election Gets Attention During The Storm Hiatus http://northernpublicradio.org/post/future-election-gets-attention-during-storm-hiatus <p>Illinois delegates to the Republican National Convention in Florida will finally get down to party business today.</p><p>When the GOP canceled most activities Monday due to Tropical Storm Isaac, delegates and politicos had plenty of time for speculation about another election … the election for Illinois governor in 2014.<br> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 15:18:51 +0000 WNIJ 17467 at http://northernpublicradio.org