Governor Pat Quinn
Although Pat Quinn’s public duties as Illinois governor are now finished, the next couple of days until Bruce Rauner takes the oath of office promise to be busy ones.
Quinn Signs Special Election, Voter Registration Bills Into Law In Final Public Appearance As Governor
In his last public appearance before leaving office, Governor Quinn has signed two bills that drew the opposition of legislative Republicans and Governor-elect Rauner. WBBM’s Bob Roberts attended the signing ceremony.
Outgoing Governor Pat Quinn still has plans for a special legislative session this week, but he gave something of a farewell speech here in Chicago this afternoon, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine explains why it is only a mixed blessing because the money has to come from somewhere, and the Rauner administration today is warning of “painful decisions” ahead.
Governor Quinn has added three more names to his clemency list, men convicted of what were then crimes more than 170 years ago.
Gov. Pat Quinn has granted 179 clemency requests after going through 604 petitions filed since 2008.
Among the thousands of people hoping for a Christmas present from Governor Quinn in the form of clemency is a Chicago man who’s been in prison for more than two decades, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Mayor Emanuel is critical of Governor Quinn for engineering the appointment a campaign aid to run the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Just one day after Governor Pat Quinn’s campaign chief gets a two-year, big money state contract, another long-time Quinn ally says a similar deal for him is wrong.
Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on 311 clemency petitions, granting less than half for crimes that stretch back to the early 1970s.
Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner is asking for a 20 percent budget cut from lame-duck Governor Pat Quinn.
Illinois’ governor candidates have spent much of the day campaigning at Chicago churches ahead of Election Day.
Governor Pat Quinn is standing by his administration’s policy of ordering mandatory quarantines for those returning to Illinois after being exposed to Ebola patients in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports the president had quite an encounter with a couple of voters this morning at his polling place at 43rd and Cottage Grove.
President Obama will be back in Chicago Sunday for the second time this month in an attempt to give a boost to Governor Pat Quinn’s re-election campaign.
Tuesday night’s gubernatorial debate on CBS-2 answered some questions but also raised some new ones.
The families of violence victims lost to people shooting assault weapons joined the Brady Campaign and the Gun Violence Prevention Pac today, endorsing Governor Pat Quinn for re-election.
Regardless of who you vote for in the governor’s race, you’re in for higher taxes, according to the head of a good government group, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
In campaign 2014: you’ve seen the attack ads and verbal sparring on TV, but tonight Governor Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner will meet face to face in a televised debate right On CBS 2 at 6 p.m.
Crews are busy getting the DuSable Museum Auditorium ready for Tuesday’s debate, which will be televised on CBS 2 at 6 p.m. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker introduces us to the two groups behind the debate.