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Illinois State Officials Announce Homebuyer Assistance

Gov. Pat Quinn announced a program Tuesday that helps new homebuyers get $7,500 to help make a down payment on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage.


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Gov. Quinn Offers $45 Million for Disaster Relief

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announcing a $45 million aid package for towns in Illinois still recovering from a tornado last November.


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Ill. Gov. Makes Stops to Tornado Struck Cities

Gov. Pat Quinn is set to visit several Illinois communities that were hit by deadly tornadoes.


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Illinois Pot Stores May Be Cash Only

Even though lawmakers and Gov. Pat Quinn approved last summer the use of cannabis for certain medical conditions, selling and buying it remains a federal offense.


Illinois House Approves Cellphone Ban

Heads to Gov. Quinn’s desk


Illinois Gun Manufacturers Develop Strategy on Call for Assault Weapons Ban

No rush to judgement following Connecticut Shootings


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Illinois Gambling Expansion Not Dead

Gov. Quinn says he’s OK with an expansion of gambling under the right circumstances.


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New Illinois Law to Protect Students and Teachers

“Our children and their teachers deserve to go to school every day feeling safe.”


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Gov. Quinn Proposes Assault Weapons Ban

Richard Pearson says if rules regarding gun ownership of guns were followed, there wouldn’t be such senseless shootings.


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Illinois to Provide Help to Drought Stricken Farmers

It’s the sixth driest year on record in Illinois and much of the state’s corn and soybean crop is suffering.