Gov. Pat Quinn
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he’s working hard to get state lawmakers to approve the pension deal that seems to have stalled in Springfield last week.
Senate Republicans crying foul after Gov. Pat Quinn used a rare procedural maneuver to try to aid the confirmation of two appointees announced several efforts Thursday to close what they described as a constitutional loophole.
Paul Vallas hit the campaign trail as Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate on Wednesday, going on the attack against Republican gubernatorial challenger Bruce Rauner for wanting to reduce the state’s income tax, saying it would have a “devastating” impact on schools.
Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, who is running for Illinois State Comptroller, had some praise for Gov. Pat Quinn’s budget plan on Friday, but she stopped short of endorsing his plan to make a 2011 income tax hike permanent.
The day after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn called for making Illinois’ temporary income tax increase permanent, a proposal to impose an additional tax on millionaires was sent to the House floor Thursday.
Gov. Pat Quinn outlined his case Wednesday for making Illinois’ temporary income tax increase permanent, predicting “extreme and radical” budget cuts to schools and services without additional revenue.
Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to propose making Illinois’ temporary income tax increase permanent in order to avoid massive budget cuts when he presents his election year budget address Wednesday, according to lawmakers briefed on his plans.
Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said he’s not going to agree with his supporters on every issue, even his own wife.
Gov. Pat Quinn wasn’t letting up Thursday in his attacks on Republican challenger Bruce Rauner, continuing to make the venture capitalist’s vast wealth an issue in the race for governor.
A day after unifying Republican support behind his campaign for governor, venture capitalist Bruce Rauner surrounded himself with people from outside the GOP, including his wife, in an effort to win over Democratic and Independent voters.
Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner wasted no time in attacking each other Wednesday, just hours after winning their respective primaries.
Actor Martin Sheen, Gov. Pat Quinn, and community activists gathered in the basement of St. Pius V Church at 1919 S. Ashland Av., where they urged the Illinois General Assembly to increase the state’s minimum wage from $8.25 to at least $10 an hour.
Gov. Pat Quinn said the state is stepping in with $45 million in disaster relief funds to help local governments recover from last November’s tornados, after the federal government turned them down.
More than three weeks ahead of the governor’s budget address, a government watchdog group has issued its own plan for bringing state finances back to good health.
A Chicago violence prevention program ordered by Gov. Pat Quinn was so hastily organized and sloppily executed that auditors questioned 40 percent of the expenditures claimed by service providers, an audit released Tuesday found.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn traveled to the White House on Tuesday, where President Barack Obama formally announced Chicago has been selected as the home of a new $320 million digital manufacturing hub.
Former CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman said it’s hypocritical for a governor who preaches good government to dodge debate in his bid for re-election.
The campus planned a bell-ringing for Friday afternoon at 3:06 p.m. to honor those killed Feb. 14, 2008. The students killed were Gayle Dubowski, Catalina Garcia, Julianna Gehant, Ryanne Mace and Daniel Parmenter. The gunman also died.
The state of Illinois has provided $4 million to help launch new startup help for healthcare technology companies in downtown Chicago.
Gov. Pat Quinn focused on ways to create jobs and trumpeted his accomplishments with election-year flair Wednesday in an annual speech that fell on the five-year anniversary of when lawmakers booted his predecessor, now imprisoned ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, from office.