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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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  • Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit

    Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit
    A former state employee who’s suing Treasurer Dan Rutherford for political wrongdoing and sexual harassment added Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to the case Thursday. The Romney addition came as Edmund Michalowski refiled his lawsuit...
  • Rauner offers some ideas on cutting costs

    Rauner offers some ideas on cutting costs
    Facing heavy criticism for months over failing to offer a plan to restore Illinois’ finances, Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Thursday issued an outline of proposed cuts that he maintained would save taxpayers $1 billion. But Rauner&...
  • Election board draws fire in political remap case

     Election board draws fire in political remap case
    An unusual move by Illinois election officials has injected new controversy into a fight over who wields the crucial power of drawing Illinois' political maps, with supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment complaining that insiders are...
  • New lottery game to benefit Special Olympics

    New lottery game to benefit Special Olympics
    Gov. Pat Quinn will appear tonight at the Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games Opening Ceremonies in Normal to sign a bill creating a special state lottery scratch-off game to benefit the Special Olympics. Senate Bill 219 creates the new $2 "Go for the...
  • Democrats block two subpoenas from Quinn anti-violence probe

    Democrats block two subpoenas from Quinn anti-violence probe
    A day after approving subpoenas for seven former aides to Gov. Pat Quinn in a probe of a troubled $55 million anti-violence program, Democrats today opted to drop two from the list. Rep. Frank Mautino, the Democratic co-chair of the panel looking Quinn&...
  • Panel votes to subpoena ex-director of Quinn anti-violence program

    Panel votes to subpoena ex-director of Quinn anti-violence program
    A panel of lawmakers reviewing Gov. Pat Quinn’s botched $55 million anti-violence program delivered yet another political blow to the re-election seeking Democrat, voting Monday to subpoena seven former state officials who helped create and run...
  • Two ministers backing Quinn got money from troubled state program

    Two ministers backing Quinn got money from troubled state program
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn received a robust re-election endorsement this week from dozens of Chicago area ministers, including at least two whose religious organizations got money from a much-criticized state anti-violence grant program. Apostle Carl...
  • Quinn calls Rauner a 'saboteur' on pension fixes

    Quinn calls Rauner a 'saboteur' on pension fixes
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday labeled his Republican opponent Bruce Rauner a “saboteur” who worked to block overhauls of state and city government worker pension systems but failed to present his own solutions. The Democratic governor’...
  • Open Thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • 'The Dixmoor Five' case is back in the news, giving Gov. Quinn a ripe chance to right an old wrong. Will he take it?

     
    Now that the Dixmoor Five case is in the news again, Gov. Pat Quinn has a great opportunity to take care of some unfinished business on his desk. The Dixmoor Five were teenagers when they were railroaded into prison for......
  • Governor signs bill making Illinois first state to ban microbeads

    Governor signs bill making Illinois first state to ban microbeads
    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Sunday banning the manufacture and sale of personal care products containing synthetic plastic microbeads. “Banning microbeads will help ensure clean waters across Illinois and set an example for our...
  • Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics

    Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Wednesday continued to slowly roll out ideas on how he’d govern if elected, calling for an overhaul of tax credits used to keep businesses in Illinois and the end of several targeted tax breaks. The...