Gov. Bruce Rauner addresses media on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28, 2018, after the high court ruled in his favor in Janus v. AFSCME. [@GovRauner/Twitter]

One year ago, former Gov. Bruce Rauner stood on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to declare victory in a battle he started just a few weeks after taking office in 2015. After a years-long battle through the court system, the nation’s high court ruled that so-called “fair share” union fees paid by non-card carrying workers were unconstitutional.

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