Gov. Quinn

Various shotguns and rifles are on display at a shooting range. (File Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Concealed Carry: What Is Gov. Quinn’s Next Move?

It’s now up to Gov. Quinn: A bill permitting people to carry concealed weapons has been on his desk for several weeks.


Quinn To Set Date For Jackson Jr. Special Election

Monday is the deadline for Governor Quinn to set dates for the special election to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.


Gov. Pat Quinn

Battle Over Prison Shutdowns Continues

The battle goes on over Gov. Quinn’s plan to close seven correctional facilities as a money saying measure


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Governor Quinn Proposes Assault Weapons Ban

Calling it a “very important public safety measure for our state,” Gov. Pat Quinn is proposing a ban on assault weapons in Illinois.


The leaves of many trees in Illinois have been left wilting, curling, and turning brown due to the severe drought conditions in most of the state. (Credit: CBS)

Gov. Quinn Asks For Drought Disaster Designation In Illinois

Gov. Pat Quinn is asking for Illinois to be designated a drought disaster area.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Emanuel Is Right To Push For Speed Cameras Near Schools

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson has praise for Mayor Emanuel in his relentless pursuit of speed cameras in school zones, a plan that Gov. Quinn has resisted.


Tiffany Houston teaches her son, Kyran, who has missed several months of school because of surgery. (CBS)

New Law Helps Sick Students Who Need Schooling At Home Or Hospital

Children recovering from surgery or an illness often wait weeks, even months, before they get any help with schoolwork, which often causes them to be held back in school. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on a new law aimed at solving the problem.


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Back Seat Passengers Must Wear Seat Belts

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a bill that will require all back seat passengers to wear seat belts–with the exception of those riding in cabs.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011