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Gay Marriage Now Legal In All Illinois Counties

Gov. Pat Quinn: State is now “on right side of history.”

06/01/2014

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Lawsuit Accuses Ill. Governor Of Patronage Hiring

Chicago attorney says Pat Quinn played politics with IDOT jobs.

04/22/2014

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Mayors’ Group Pushes for Illinois Pension Reform

More than two dozen Illinois mayors are set to hold a news conference, hoping to encourage state lawmakers to make changes to pension systems for local police and fire departments.

04/21/2014

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Illinois Governor Grants Clemency To 43

Pat Quinn’s office says he’s making progress in clearing a backlog of more than 2,500 requests.

04/18/2014

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Proposal to Add Tax on Millionaires Advances

The day after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn called for making Illinois’ temporary income tax increase permanent, a proposal to impose an additional tax on millionaires was sent to the House floor Thursday.

03/28/2014

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Quinn: Extending Income Tax Hike is ‘Tough Choice’

Gov. Pat Quinn knows trying to make the state’s temporary income tax increase permanent will be a “tough choice” for Illinois lawmakers, but the issue could be even tougher for voters who’ll decide if the Chicago Democrat gets another term.

03/27/2014

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Quinn Budget Increases Education Spending

Illinois governor asking state lawmakers to make a temporary income tax hike permanent

03/26/2014

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Illinois Gov. Quinn Calls For Minimum Wage Increase

In his “State of the State” speech, Chicago Democrat pushed for at least $10 per hour.

01/29/2014

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Illinois To Help Fund New Center For Medical Startups

The state of Illinois will provide a $2.5 million grant to help open a center for medical technology startups in downtown Chicago.

01/28/2014

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Illinois State Board of Ed. Wants $1 Billion More in 2015

Illinois State Board of Education approved a budget request it will send to lawmakers and the governor that asks for education to represent one third of the total state budget.

01/24/2014

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