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Illinoisans to Vote on Minimum Wage Hike

Proposal would make the wage $10 per hour by 2015.

06/22/2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Quinn Approves Plan to Fund Illinois Poison Center

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.

06/19/2014

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Quinn Says Obama Library Belongs in Chicago

Several Chicago institutions have said they’re interested, including the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

06/16/2014

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

Quinn to Sign Illinois Medicaid Cuts Restoration

In 2012, funding for adult dental and podiatry services was cut to save money.

06/16/2014

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Illinois Investors Jump into Marijuana Business

Investors around Illinois are jockeying for positions in the marijuana business as they wait for the state’s new medical marijuana law to kick in.

06/16/2014

A selection of cupcakes is seen at Crumbs Bake Shop & David Burke NYC event. Photo: Brian Ach/Getty Images

Quinn to Sign Illinois’ New ‘Cupcake’ Regulations

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to sign the so-called “cupcake bill” introduced after a young girl’s home baking operation was shut down by regulations.

06/10/2014

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)

Rauner: Voters Should Have Decided on Gay Marriage

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says Illinois voters should have decided whether same-sex marriage should be legal in the state.

06/02/2014

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)

Advocates Go After Rauner on Gay Marriage

Advocates for gay marriage are blasting Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner’s stance on the issue as Illinois’ new law allowing same-sex marriages takes effect statewide.

06/02/2014

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Illinois Lawmakers OK Minimum Wage Ballot Measure

The legislation now goes to Gov. Pat Quinn, who supports an increase.

05/28/2014

A selection of cupcakes is seen at Crumbs Bake Shop & David Burke NYC event. Photo: Brian Ach/Getty Images

Illinois Lawmakers Revive ‘Cupcake’ Bill

Illinois lawmakers have revived a so-called “cupcake bill” introduced after a young girl’s home baking operation was shut down.

05/28/2014

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