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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

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)

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

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)

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

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn

Gov. Quinn Calls For ‘Responsible’ Budget

Quinn says he wants a budget that properly funds Illinois schools, as Democratic leaders continue their push to extend a temporary income tax increase.

05/24/2014

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Quinn Urges House Democrats to Support Tax Hike

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.

05/20/2014

Photo: Getty/Frank Polich

Quinn Makes Minimum Wage Pitch at Women’s Event

Quinn is seeking re-election and told attendees Monday that he favors fair pay.

05/05/2014

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Spokeswoman: Quinn Won’t Run Again After 2014

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.

04/26/2014

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

Ill. Jobs Screened for Political Ties after Hiring

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.

04/25/2014

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