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Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn
A collection of news and information related to Illinois governor Pat Quinn published by this site and its partners.
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Top Pat Quinn Articles

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  • Road projects geared to handle traffic volume increase

    Road projects geared to handle traffic volume increase
    Plainfield Mayor Mike Collins has been around long enough to remember when the town was a fraction of its size, and traffic was far less than what its roads see these days. Traffic volume nowadays has increased to where a $26.5 million project is needed...
  • Oberweis, Rauner refuse to back Senate-approved immigration reform measure

    Oberweis, Rauner refuse to back Senate-approved immigration reform measure
    The two candidates at the top of the Illinois Republican ticket this fall spoke at an event Tuesday designed to pressure the state’s GOP congressional delegation to pass sweeping immigration changes, but both refused to give their outright support...
  • Emanuel's office rips Rauner robocalls on pension bill

    Emanuel's office rips Rauner robocalls on pension bill
    Bruce Rauner drew criticism from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office today over the Republican governor candidate’s criticism of a bill that would change pensions for some Chicago city workers and result in a likely property tax increase. Rauner...
  • Defibrillator training will save lives

    As a cardiologist and president of the American Heart Association’s Midwest Affiliate board of directors, I’d like to applaud Rep. Dan Burke and Sen. John Mulroe for their support of the Lauren Laman Law, House Bill 3724. The bill, which...
  • Local Voices, Apr. 17

    Influence of the wealthy In regard to your April 3 editorial supporting the Supreme Court decision to eliminate limits to total campaign contributions, I think your viewpoint is quite skewed. Where you say "Government policy is too important for those...
  • Local Voices North: May 1 edition

    Local Voices North: May 1 edition
    Letters to the editor from Arlington Heights, Northbrook, Palatine, Park Ridge, Skokie and Glenview. Student athlete unions This is in response to university student athletes wanting to unionize. Friends of mine can attest to the fact that when I...
  • Quinn now backs term limits for statewide elected officials

    Quinn now backs term limits for statewide elected officials
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn said today he supports a Republican-backed proposal to limit how long statewide elected officials can serve and defended his term-limit credentials against criticism from GOP governor candidate Bruce Rauner. “I support...
  • Illinois graduated income tax vote next week

    Illinois graduated income tax vote next week
    A key Democratic state senator said Thursday he will seek a vote Tuesday on his controversial plan to ask voters to amend the state constitution to replace Illinois’ flat-rate income tax with a graduated tax based on the amount of income earned....
  • State budget would put off tough decisions until after election

    State budget would put off tough decisions until after election
    Illinois Democrats on Tuesday rolled out a new state spending plan that puts off many tough decisions until after the November election by relying on a series of time-tested budget tricks. To make ends meet, at least on paper, lawmakers would bump up...
  • State agency ex-director to pay $100,000 in revolving-door case

    State agency ex-director to pay $100,000 in revolving-door case
    SPRINGFIELD — The former head of an Illinois government agency has agreed to pay the state $100,000 in a settlement after being accused of violating a so-called revolving-door clause regulating officials who leave and take jobs with state...
  • 10 things you might not know about lies

    10 things you might not know about lies
    Truth is a battleground these days. Five Chicago-area police officers are accused of lying on the stand. A Republican protester shadows Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's events dressed as "Quinnochio." A basketball coach loses a $1 million-a-year job at the...
  • Quinn names director of DCFS

    Quinn names director of DCFS
    The interim director of the state's Department of Children and Family Services, which has had four leaders in six months, on Tuesday received Gov. Pat Quinn's nomination to continue heading the agency. Bobbie M. Gregg, who has been the interim...