Quinn Appoints Top Aide Jerry Stermer As Topinka SuccessorGov. Pat Quinn has tapped his budget director, Jerry Stermer, as temporary successor to the late Judy Baar Topinka as state comptroller.
Illinois Lawmakers Warned About State's Fiscal CliffCongress isn’t the only government body facing a “financial cliff.” Illinois lawmakers also are being warned about the state’s dire financial situation, which could get even worse if the federal government has to slash funding to the states.
Quinn To Appoint Panel To Examine State's Pension ProgramGov. Pat Quinn says he is going to create a new working group to examine the state’s troubled pension system and recommend changes.
Quinn Re-Hires Controversial Ex-Chief Of StaffGov. Pat Quinn has re-hired his controversial former chief of staff, who resigned a few months ago amid an ethics probe.