Gov. Quinn's Former Deputy Chief Of Staff Fined For Political Work On State TimeA $1,000 fine has been levied against a former top staffer in Gov. Pat Quinn's office for doing political work on state time and state computers nearly two years ago.
Gov. Quinn: Concealed Weapons Would Put Public At Greater RiskGov. Pat Quinn today stood solidly today behind his opposition to allowing concealed weapons in Illinois even though Wisconsin is on the verge of becoming the 49th state with some form of such a law.
Gov. Quinn Gives Until Friday To Avoid Shutdown Of State Construction ProjectsGov. Pat Quinn called legislative leaders to his Thompson Center office, and gave them till Friday to agree on a plan that he said would avoid a shutdown of state construction projects.
$365K In Taxpayer Dollars To Teach People How To Fish?In his winter budget address, Gov. Pat Quinn pledged that “all unnecessary state spending will be eliminated.”
Senate OKs Casino For Chicago, Slot Machines At Airports, Racetracks The Illinois Senate Tuesday narrowly passed and sent to Gov. Pat Quinn legislation that would authorize a casino for Chicago, put slot machines at racetracks and the city’s airports and add casinos in the suburbs.
Same-Sex Civil Unions To Become Legal In IllinoisSame-sex civil unions become legal in Illinois next week, and backers plan a downtown event to celebrate the occasion.
Quinn Has No Plan To Cut Gas TaxOnce again, Chicagoans are paying more for gasoline than anyplace else in the US. The average price for a gallon is now $4.35.
"Illinois Jobs Now" Helps Pave The WayIllinois plans to repair more than 3,200 miles of road and replace or fix 611 bridges over the next six years as part of the latest update to the state road program