Gov. Pat Quinn says he wants to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to at least $10 by Christmas of next year.
Gov. Pat Quinn says he stressed Illinois’ workforce and transportation when pitching the state to be headquarters of Archer Daniels Midland Company.
“I really think this is, the coming year, a good opportunity to take a step back and examine the tax code and the incentives in Illinois,” Gov. Quinn says.
Former Chicago Bears player, coach gets his #89 retired.
The overhaul, approved by the General Assembly this week after years of delay and inaction, cuts benefits for most employees and retirees.
After years of inaction, Illinois lawmakers have approved a historic plan to finally close the gap on the state’s $100 billion public pension shortfall, which is considered the nation’s worst.
State officials say a “suspicious letter” that caused an evacuation at Gov. Pat Quinn’s constituent services office in Springfield contained baby powder.
The House voted 62-53 in favor of the plan, sending it to Gov. Pat Quinn, who has said he will sign it. The Senate approved the measure 30-24 just minutes earlier.
After more than five months of work, Illinois’ legislative leaders announced Wednesday they’ve reached a deal to help solve the state’s $100 billion pension problem, considered the nation’s worst.
Illinois House lawmakers are expected to gather in Springfield next week to approve a possible solution to the state’s roughly $100 billion pension crisis.