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Lawmakers Vote To Override Quinn’s Changes To Concealed Carry Bill

Illinois lawmakers have voted to reject a set of changes Gov. Pat Quinn made to legislation allowing the carrying of concealed firearms in Illinois.

07/09/2013

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Joliet Mayor Says Illinois Has Enough Casinos Already

State lawmakers could attempt to override Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of legislation to expand casino gambling in Illinois during their two-week veto session that started Thursday, but one city that already has a casino says enough is enough.

WBBM Newsradio–11/27/2012

Roadkill

Lawmakers Approve Measure Allowing Hunters To Pick Up Roadkill

Hunting license holders may now take dead animals from the side of the road, thanks to an override of Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto by the Illinois General Assembly.

WBBM Newsradio–11/15/2011

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State Rep Says Gambling Bill Must Pass This Week

If a gambling bill is going to come to a vote, it has to happen this week, according to the architect of the latest incarnation of legislation to expand gambling in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Fighting To Sustain Veto Of ComEd ‘Smart Grid’ Bill

Gov. Pat Quinn says he’ll fight to sustain his veto of the “Smart Grid” bill pushed by ComEd, saying the veto is all that stands between the public and exorbitant utility rates.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011

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‘Smart Grid’ Bill Supporters Working To Override Quinn’s Veto

Supporters of the recently vetoed “Smart Grid” bill are trying to garner enough support to override the governor, and the efforts may be working.

WBBM Newsradio–09/20/2011