Diana Rauner

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6 Dec, 2014
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Conflict of interest

Rauner faces questions about conflicts of interest over his wife Diana Rauner’s decision to continue as president of Ounce of Prevention, a nonprofit¬†that gets millions of dollars in state funding. Ethics experts question if the organization will be favored by lobbyists or be granted special favor in receiving funding. Patricia Werhane, Wicklander chair of business ethics at DePaul University:

It’s going to appear that it’s doing well because she’s pulling strings. She should give up that position.

27 Nov, 2014
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Own money will go toward upgrades

Rauner says he intends to use some of his own money to make needed improvements to the executive mansion in Springfield. State officials this summer said they were deferring significant repairs, the scope of which are unclear.

I will, personally, Diana and I, will donate to improve the governor’s residence. We will also raise private funds to improve the building itself. We should treat that residence with respect.

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