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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.
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.
The law creates a reading instruction advisory group that will train educators on how to identify and teach students with dyslexia.
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.
Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday largely approved a 2015 state budget he has criticized as “incomplete” for not extending a temporary income tax increase.
A ruling on whether Illinois’ pension overhaul law is constitutional could be delayed until next year.
Signature-driven measures calling for term limits for Illinois legislators and a new political redistricting process may not appear on the November ballot.
Gov. Pat Quinn is brushing off proposals by Republican challenger Bruce Rauner that call for ending some corporate tax breaks and “special deals” he claims are unfair to families.
Proposal would make the wage $10 per hour by 2015.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed on to a plan to keep the Illinois Poison Center open after it has seen a number of budget cuts in recent years.