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Rauners Moving Back to Illinois Governor's Mansion

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    Illinois' First Lady Discusses Governor's Mansion Repairs

    The Illinois governor’s mansion is being renovated in Springfield, and Illinois' First Lady Diana Rauner is hailing it as a “private project for public good” as construction continues at the executive mansion. NBC 5’s Michelle Releford reports. (Published Friday, June 2, 2017)

    Gov. Bruce Rauner and his wife, Diana, say they're moving back into the Illinois Governor's Mansion as renovations wrap up on the historic home.

    The Rauners are scheduled to speak about the move and the renovation project on Monday.

    The mansion in Springfield was built in 1855 and is one of the three oldest continuously occupied governor's residences in the U.S.   An Inside Look at Renovations for the Ill. Executive MansionAn Inside Look at Renovations for the Ill. Executive Mansion

    It's been undergoing needed renovations, including a new roof, HVAC system and entrance to the building.

    The Rauners, who have multiple homes of their own across the U.S., moved from the executive mansion to the Director's House on the Illinois State Fairgrounds while the $15 million project was underway.

    The renovation has been funded through private donations.


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