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Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford.  (Photo credit: facebook)

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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Quinn Says ADM Decision Good News for Illinois Economy

Gov. Pat Quinn says he stressed Illinois’ workforce and transportation when pitching the state to be headquarters of Archer Daniels Midland Company.

12/18/2013

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Corporate Incentives Come Under Scrutiny in Illinois

“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.

12/16/2013

Former Chicago Bears player and coach, Mike Ditka, addresses the crowd during a ceremony retiring his number during halftime of a game between the Chicago Bears and the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field on December 9, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

“Ditka Day” Across Illinois

Former Chicago Bears player, coach gets his #89 retired.

12/09/2013

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

Illinois Governor Signs Pension Overhaul Into Law

The overhaul, approved by the General Assembly this week after years of delay and inaction, cuts benefits for most employees and retirees.

12/05/2013

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Key Details of Decision Over Illinois Pension Crisis

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.

12/03/2013

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Suspicious Letter at Gov Office Had Baby Powder

State officials say a “suspicious letter” that caused an evacuation at Gov. Pat Quinn’s constituent services office in Springfield contained baby powder.

12/03/2013

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Illinois Lawmakers OK Plan to Fix $100B Pension Crisis

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.

12/03/2013

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