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Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner talks with reporters after voting in the Illinois primary election on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka, Illinois. Rauner, a private equity manager, faces off against State Senator Bill Brady, State Treasurer Dan Rutherford and State Senator Kirk Dillard in the Republican primary. (Photo: 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.

18 hours ago

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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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Taxi Cab Commission to Consider Allowing Uber’s Black Car Service

The service is different from uber-X, which lets non-professionals use their own cars.

07/22/2014

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Gov. Quinn Signs Bill to Expand Access to Medical Marijuana in Illinois

The new law allows people suffering from seizure disorders to access medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it.

07/21/2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Quinn Faces Questions About Anti-Violence Program

Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is facing a steady stream of questions about a now-defunct anti-violence program he started in the run-up to his 2010 election.

07/16/2014

File photo of a person holding a gun. (Photo: Getty Images/Scott Barbour)

Quinn Calls For Assault Rifle Ban In Illinois

The governor made an appearance Sunday on behalf of the Illinois Public Safety Act, which was introduced in the spring legislative session but not acted upon.

07/13/2014

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New Law To Help Illinois Students With Dyslexia

The law creates a reading instruction advisory group that will train educators on how to identify and teach students with dyslexia.

07/12/2014

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

New Boating Rules Ready in Illinois

The new measures apply statewide and require safety courses, create rules for towing people on water tubes or skis and impose stricter boater drunk driving penalties.

07/07/2014

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Quinn Makes Minor Cuts to $35.7B Illinois Budget

Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday largely approved a 2015 state budget he has criticized as “incomplete” for not extending a temporary income tax increase.

07/01/2014

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Pension Ruling May Have to Wait Until Next Year

A ruling on whether Illinois’ pension overhaul law is constitutional could be delayed until next year.

06/27/2014

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