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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn

Laborers Criticize Quinn Ahead of DNC Speech

“I’m sure his performance will not match his rhetoric at the convention,” says Henry Bayer, head of AFSCME Council 31.


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Bill Dealing with Illinois Public Pensions Moves Forward

A union leader calls it the “wrong medicine” and suggests it won’t matter.


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

‘Creative Bookkeeping’ Prevents Illinois Layoffs

Officials tinkered with the budget to come up with extra money which Quinn can use to run seven state facilities he had planned on closing.


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