Governor Quinn

Former Head Of NRI Defends Program In Front Of Legislative Committee The former head of an agency that oversaw a controversial anti-violence program is defending it to lawmakers, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Quinn Signs Water Safety, Urban Flooding Laws Governor Quinn signed a series of new laws are focusing attention on flooding and water safety in Illinois.
Quinn Signs Expansion Of Medical Cannabis Act To Include People With Epilepsy Governor Pat Quinn has expanded who is able to use marijuana for medical purposes in Illinois, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
New State Law Aims To Help Ex-Offenders Land JobsLegislation has been signed into law that's designed to give ex-offenders in Illinois a better chance at finding work, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
State Lawmakers Call On Quinn To Approve Ride-Sharing RegulationsState lawmakers and others are calling on Governor Quinn to sign legislation that would increase regulations on so-called ride-sharing companies, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Feds To Lawmakers: Stop Calling For Quinn Staff To TestifyWBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports the governor is shrugging off the news.
Quinn Approves Birth Control Question On November BallotA November ballot question that will ask voters if they think prescription drug coverage plans should be required to include birth control has been signed by Governor Pat Quinn.
Republican Lawmaker Wants Quinn To Testify On Anti-Violence ProgramTwo outspoken Republican lawmakers say Governor Quinn is doing all he can to hide from upcoming legislative hearings on his failed neighborhood recovery initiative anti-violence program, reports WBBM's Bob Roberts.
Quinn Signs Legislation For Minimum Wage Ballot QuestionGov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Sunday that will put a measure on the November ballot asking voters if Illinois should boost the state's minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2015.
Suburban Police Chief: Ticket Quotas Needed To Evaluate PersonnelAn independent-minded suburban police chief suggests trouble ahead now that Governor Pat Quinn has signed a law banning ticket quotas, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Gov. Quinn Attends Wedding Of Same-Sex Couple Together For 50 YearsWith gay marriage now the law across the state of Illinois, Governor Quinn has appeared at the Chicago wedding of two men who have been a couple for five decades.
Lawmakers Grill Reps From Anti-Violence Program At HearingIllinois lawmakers grilled representatives of Governor Quinn's $55 million controversial anti-violence program during a hearing Wednesday morning.