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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

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn  (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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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Illinois Gov’s State of the State Address Preview

Many of the governor’s priorities in his 2013 speech were dealt with by the legislature and are off the table now including pension reform and same-sex marriage.

01/24/2014

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Rutherford Adds $393,000 to Campaign Fund

Illinois’ Republican Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his gubernatorial campaign raked in nearly $393,000 during the final three months of 2013.

01/15/2014

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Grant Money Coming to Metro-East Probation Programs

Gov. Pat Quinn’s office says the goal is to provide community-based alternatives to prison.

12/29/2013

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Quinn Wants Higher Minimum Wage by Christmas 2014

Gov. Pat Quinn says he wants to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to at least $10 by Christmas of next year.

12/19/2013

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