Governor Pat Quinn
Heads to Gov. Quinn’s desk
No rush to judgement following Connecticut Shootings
Gov. Quinn says he’s OK with an expansion of gambling under the right circumstances.
“Our children and their teachers deserve to go to school every day feeling safe.”
Richard Pearson says if rules regarding gun ownership of guns were followed, there wouldn’t be such senseless shootings.
It’s the sixth driest year on record in Illinois and much of the state’s corn and soybean crop is suffering.
Governor Quinn has now offered to sell Tamms Prison to the federal government.
The state has an unfunded pension liability north of $80 billion, and lawmakers and the governor are looking at ways to reduce that.
Vice president of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, says the plastics industry strongly supports the legislation.
State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says the state still has a backlog of bills worth $8 billion.