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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Quinn: Illinois Should Consider Decriminalizing Marijuana Possession Statewide

Gov. Pat Quinn isn’t in favor of Illinois following in the footsteps of Washington and Colorado when it comes to marijuana.

09/26/2014

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Prisoner Release Program at Center of Attack on Gov. Quinn

This time it’s Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner accusing Quinn of letting out thousands of violent criminals who went on to commit further crimes, including murder.

09/24/2014

Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Illinois Democrats, Republicans Welcome Walgreens’ Decision to Stay in Illinois

Where the two parties differ is on what’s causing the problem.

08/07/2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Quinn Defends Use of Disaster Aid in Neighborhood Recovery Initiative

Illinois used $3.7 million from the federal funds awarded to the state in the wake of Hurricane Ike to set up a small business loan program under the NRI.

08/06/2014

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Brian Kersey)

Gov. Pat Quinn Open to Helping Out Children Who Fled Central America

More than 300 unaccompanied kids from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala that made it to the U.S. border are being housed in facilities in the state.

07/30/2014

Photo: KMOX

Illinois to Ask Voters About Taxing Millionaires

Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Tuesday adding a nonbinding resolution to the ballot.

07/29/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Nixon: Illegal Immigrant Children Don’t Strain State Resources

Gov. Jay Nixon says children who ended up in Missouri after the recent immigrant surge have not been putting a strain on state resources.

07/29/2014

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Brian Kersey)

Quinn ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Child Immigrants

So far this year, Illinois has received 305 unaccompanied children stopped at the U.S.-Mexico border.

07/26/2014

WINNETKA, IL - MARCH 18: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner talks with reporters after voting in the Illinois primary election on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

GOP Rauner’s Campaign Ad Used Made-Up Headlines

A campaign ad from the Republican candidate for Illinois governor is being called into question for tailoring and even making up headlines from news stories to make them appear more negative about his opponent.

07/24/2014

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Quinn Signs $1B Plan for Road Repair in Illinois

Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair Illinois roads and bridges after a harsh winter.

07/22/2014

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