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The legislation now goes to Gov. Pat Quinn, who supports an increase.
Illinois lawmakers have revived a so-called “cupcake bill” introduced after a young girl’s home baking operation was shut down.
Quinn says he wants a budget that properly funds Illinois schools, as Democratic leaders continue their push to extend a temporary income tax increase.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn tried Monday to persuade House Democrats to extend the state’s temporary income tax increase to avoid what he says would be “savage” budget cuts.
Quinn is seeking re-election and told attendees Monday that he favors fair pay.
A spokeswoman for Quinn is confirming a published report that says the Governor won’t seek a third full term if he wins a second one in November.
When questions arose about political hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation, Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration evaluated several jobs that already had been filled to ensure they were among the few positions where an applicant’s political loyalty and connections could be considered.
Gov. Pat Quinn says he supports a plan to let voters decide if they should limit the terms of state constitutional officers.
He’ll be in Collinsville at noon today to promote his Welcome Home Illinois program.
Gov. Pat Quinn’s state budget address this week could be the most crucial of his political career.