Quinn Aide Says Governor Will Focus On Pardons, Clemency During Final Hours In OfficeAlthough 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 GovernorIn 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 Plans On Remaining ActiveOutgoing 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.
Partial Rollback In State Income Tax May Be Mixed BlessingCBS 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.
Gov. Quinn Grants Clemency To Three AbolitionistsGovernor Quinn has added three more names to his clemency list, men convicted of what were then crimes more than 170 years ago.
Quinn Grants 179 Christmas Eve Clemency Petitions Gov. Pat Quinn has granted 179 clemency requests after going through 604 petitions filed since 2008.
Chicago Man In Prison For Two Decades Hopes For Clemency Request From Gov. QuinnAmong 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.
Emanuel Blasts Quinn After Former Campaign Aide Picked To Run Illinois Sports Facilities BoardMayor 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.
Quinn Appointee Says He Will Step Down If Rauner Wants Someone ElseJust 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.
Quinn Grants Clemency For Man Wrongfully Jailed For 1991 Murder Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on 311 clemency petitions, granting less than half for crimes that stretch back to the early 1970s.
Rauner Asking State Agencies To Come Up With Plans For Budget CutsGovernor-Elect Bruce Rauner is asking for a 20 percent budget cut from lame-duck Governor Pat Quinn.
Rauner, Quinn Campaign At Chicago ChurchesIllinois' governor candidates have spent much of the day campaigning at Chicago churches ahead of Election Day.