Rauner Eliminates Illinois Job Tied to Patronage HiringGov. Bruce Rauner has eliminated a state Transportation Department position that he says was central to a patronage hiring scandal.
Rauner Fires 29 from Patronage Scandal Under PredecessorsGov. Bruce Rauner fired 29 IDOT employees who were among hundreds improperly hired based on political connections.
Quinn's Term Limits Ballot Measure Falls ShortIn June, the Democrat launched a petition drive for ballot measures pitching a two-term limit and creating a citywide consumer advocate position.
Rauner Extends Medical Marijuana to Add PTSD, Terminal IllnessIllinois' medical marijuana pilot program got its start under former Gov. Pat Quinn and continued under Rauner.
Ill. Supreme Court: No Raises for AFSCME WorkersQuinn withheld $75 million owed under the AFSCME contract in July 2011 because the budget lawmakers sent him did not have an appropriation to cover the 2 percent pay raise.
Illinois Governor Awards Medical Marijuana LicensesRauner awarded licenses to 18 cultivation centers and 52 retail shops, which means Illinois' first legal marijuana crop could be harvested this year.
Rauner Reverses Quinn Board AppointmentsNew Illinois governor's staff says state senate never confirmed the posts
No Medical Marijuana Licenses From Outgoing Ill. GovernorPat Quinn fails to act in final hours of term
A Pardon For Woman Who Attacked Ex-Husband With Hot GreaseGovernor Quinn removes conviction from Edwardsville resident Joy Brown's record
Tax Drop to Put More Money in Illinois PaychecksIllinois taxpayers will have a little extra cash next year.
Illinois Streamlines Ticket CollectionIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a plan that allows drivers charged with some minor traffic offenses to pay fines without a court appearance.
Gov. Quinn Names Comptroller to Replace TopinkaOutgoing Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn tapped a member of his inner circle Friday to temporarily replace late Republican Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.

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