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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.


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Gov. Quinn Backs Term Limits for Constitutional Officers

Gov. Pat Quinn says he supports a plan to let voters decide if they should limit the terms of state constitutional officers.


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

Gov. Quinn Promoting First-Time Homeowner Program

He’ll be in Collinsville at noon today to promote his Welcome Home Illinois program.


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Quinn Budget Speech To Face Election Year Scrutiny

Gov. Pat Quinn’s state budget address this week could be the most crucial of his political career.


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Illinois Deficit at $45 Billion

An annual state report puts the Illinois deficit at nearly $45 billion.


WASHINGTON, IL - NOVEMBER 18: Aerial view of destruction of  the F-4 tornado that struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down across the Midwest sunday and with six people dead in Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Tornado-Damaged Ill. Village Upset Over Aid Denial

Gov. Quinn says he’ll appeal FEMA decision to deny federal relief.


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Drivers Can Use Phones As Insurance Proof

Illinois joins other states in allowing motorists to use smarphone programs for proof of insurance.


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Quinn Signs “Puppy Lemon Law”

Law protects buyers of pets that are seriously ill.


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Illinois Lawmakers Take Pay Cut

Gov. Quinn signed the pay cuts into law Saturday.



Illinois Prepares To Fill New Health Care Jobs

Quinn creats Health Care Workforce Work Group