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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

Photo: Getty/Alex Wong

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

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

File photo of a person counting cash. (Photo by BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

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

(credit: Archer Daniels Midland Co.)

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

(credit: Archer Daniels Midland Co.)

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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