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Illinois Lawmakers Pass $1B Capital Bill, Adjourn Session

Legislative leaders headed home with several looming issues unaddressed a byproduct, members said, of the upcoming November election.


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Quinn Hiring

Illinois Governor Quinn is ramping up his re-election campaign. Quinn’s campaign over the weekend hired Illinois native Bill Hyers as chief strategist. Hyers most recently managed Bill de Blasio’s successful campaign for mayor of New York.


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Rams Announce Team Awards

A quintet of Rams players were honored on Monday as the club announced their 2013 team awards. In a vote amongst Rams players, Quinn received the Daniel F. Reeves Memorial Award, which goes to the […]


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Renovations at State Capitol Haulted by Gov. Quinn

$600,000 copper plated doors became issue


5/14/13-Illinois Governor Pat Quinn attended Tuesday's groundbreaking for a new FedEx Ground distribution center in Sauget. It will employ more than 100 people when it opens in mid-2014, with plans to add more workers in the future. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Ground Broken In Sauget For New FedEx Ground Distribution Center

Will employ more than 100 and move 10,000 package an hour when it opens next year.


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Quinn Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Connecticut

Quinn said in a statement Friday that Illinoisans are praying for the victims and families in Newtown, Connecticut.


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Quinn: High Speed Rail Service Begins Today

Amtrak trains will top 100 mph on 15-mile stretch between St. Louis and Chicago.


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Protesters Boo Quinn and Top Democrats at Ill. State Fair

Union protesters said hits on wages and retirement benefits betray the Democratic Party’s tradition of supporting labor.


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Illinois Governor Proposes Assault Weapons Ban

The proposal would specifically bans the AK-47, AR-15 and TEC-9


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Quinn Can Close Prisons, But Can’t Reuse Money

He needs legislative authority to shift the money.




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