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Rauner Embarks on Trip to Japan and China

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    Governor Bruce Rauner is heading to Asia after his Swedish snafu, and in this week's Deep Dish, NBC 5 Political Reporters Mary Ann Ahern and Carol Marin have all the details on this trip and his trip-up. (Published Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017)

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has departed an eight-day visit to Japan and China for his administration's first international trade mission.

    In a statement, Rauner's office says the first-term Republican governor left from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Saturday. The delegation includes several business and local leaders.  Your Questions About DACA, AnsweredYour Questions About DACA, Answered

    Rauner says he plans to work on attracting foreign job creators to the state and to help Illinois businesses enhance competitiveness.

    He is scheduled to attend the Midwest-USA Japan Conference. Then he's scheduled to continue to China, where he will have meetings with government officials.

    Rauner's trip will last until Sept. 17.

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