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Governor Rauner's personal worth may be in the nine figure range, but he has housing issues that might be relatable to the working poor thanks to years of neglect at the Illinois Executive Mansion.

Workers are moving beyond recent band aide efforts. A $493,000 contact is paving the way for ongoing roof repairs through mid month. Rauner says that work is welcome because rainy days really get him down.

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Rauner is welcoming workers to swing the hammer in the pre dawn hours.

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Repairs should wrap up mid month. Efforts continue to raise private funds for long term restoration of the mansion.

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