Democrat JB Pritzker and Gov. Bruce Rauner face off in a Sun-Times editorial board debate on Oct. 9, 2018.

Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday made two last-minute appointments on his way out the door, in an apparent contradiction of what he promised last month when he described such an action as “not proper policy.” Meanwhile, though Gov-elect JB Pritzker’s plans to boost his top employees’ salaries with money out of his own pocket may raise eyebrows, the Illinois Constitution doesn’t seem to mind.

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