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Facility Closures

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn On Budget: Medicaid Is On Brink Of Collapse

In presenting his 2012 budget plan Wednesday, Gov. Pat Quinn said the state’s Medicaid is on the brink of collapse.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2012

Illinois House Floor

State Lawmakers Still Must Deal With Tax Breaks, Facility Closures

Unfinished business is bringing Illinois lawmakers back to Springfield after Thanksgiving.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

Illinois State Capitol

State Rep. Says Some Facilities Need To Close

Plans to a prison and several mental health facilities in Illinois are getting a thumbs down from many lawmakers, but not some say such measures may be necessary.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Sticking To His Guns On Layoffs, Facility Closures

Addressing a range of issues in his office Wednesday, Gov. Pat Quinn did not bite at a suggestion that he might flip-flop on layoffs and facility closures.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees' logo

Union: State Is Ramming Through Public Hearings On Facility Closures

The largest union representing state of Illinois employees is suggesting that the state is trying to ram through public hearings on facility closures that will lead to numerous layoffs.

WBBM Newsradio–09/28/2011