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Photo taken August 19, 2013 shows wheat in a field near Tioga, North Dakota. Many farmers in the state saw decreased production due to a very wet planting season, which kept planted acreage low. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

ADM May Move Global HQ From Decatur To Chicago

A spokeswoman says Gov. Pat Quinn has met with Archer Daniels Midland executives over the agribusiness giant’s decision to move their headquarters from Decatur.

09/23/2013

Gov. Pat Quinn. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Lawmakers Take Quinn To Court Over Pay Freeze

It’s an old saying: A day’s pay for a day’s work.

09/18/2013

Former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley criticizes Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan for what he calls a lack of leadership on reforming the state's pension systems. Daley has formally entered the race for governor against Quinn, and Madigan also is a potential candidate. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Bill Daley Makes Bid For Governor Official

The Democrat’s campaign on Monday unveiled a video online in which Daley says flatly, “There is no exploratory piece in this anymore.”

07/29/2013

Former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley criticizes Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan for what he calls a lack of leadership on reforming the state's pension systems. Daley has formally entered the race for governor against Quinn, and Madigan also is a potential candidate. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Daley: Quinn Should Hold Marathon Talks On Pension

Former White House chief of staff Bill Daley is calling on Gov. Pat Quinn to bring the state’s legislative leaders together for around-the-clock talks to resolve the state’s $97 billion pension shortfall.

07/22/2013

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn To Provide State Help If Needed

Governor Pat Quinn this morning activated the State Incident Response Center (SIRC) in Springfield to assess flooding and severe weather in several areas of the state and expedite assistance that may be needed by local public safety officials to protect citizens.

04/18/2013

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn: Not Enough People Taking Advantage Of Tax Breaks

Governor Quinn stopped by Truman College where volunteers with the Center for Economic Progress are helping low-income tax payers to file their returns.

02/16/2013

NIU Campus

Five Years After The Shootings, Healing Continues At NIU

The tolling of a lone bell could be heard across the campus at NIU as students and family members of the five victims gathered to hear remarks from Gov. Pat Quinn and NIU President John Peters.

02/14/2013

Pat Quinn, Shelia Smon

Shelia Simon Won’t Seek Another Term As Lt. Governor

Sheila Simon said Wednesday that she won’t seek another term as lieutenant governor.

02/13/2013

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Meets With Legislative Leaders Over Pension Reform, But No Deal

Saturday, Governor Pat Quinn and all four legislative leaders met behind closed doors to try and finally hammer out a pension reform deal.

01/05/2013

Barack Obama (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Obama Urging Illinois Legislature To Support Gay Marriage: Report

A spokesman for President Obama says the former Illinois state lawmaker is urging the General Assembly here to approve gay-marriage legislation, the Sun-Times is reporting.

12/29/2012

William Daley (Getty Images file)

Bill Daley Considering Run For Illinois Governor

Former White House chief of staff Bill Daley says he’s “seriously” thinking about running for Illinois governor.

12/20/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Moody’s Downgrades Illinois’ Credit Outlook To Negative

Moody’s Investor Services has downgraded the state’s credit outlook from stable to negative.

12/14/2012

An American flag flies at half-staff Friday following the Connecticut school shooting. (CBS)

In Illinois, Flags Lowered To Half-Staff As Officials Express Horror At School Shooting

Gov. Pat Quinn was among the public officials who expressed condolences and horror at the shooting rampage, details of which were still emerging by late afternoon.

12/14/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Gov. Quinn Appoints New Inspector General

Quinn has appointed 40-year law enforcement veteran Michael McCotter to the job.

12/08/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Sets Election Dates In Early 2013 To Fill Jackson Jr.’s Congressional Vacancy

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress last week amid health problems and reported plea-deal negotiations with federal prosecutors.

11/26/2012

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Quinn Rethinks Ban On Reporters At State Prisons

Now, Gov. Pat Quinn says, it’s up to Corrections Director Salvador Godinez to decide when and how reporters will have access.

10/26/2012

Kelly Kraft has worked for the Pat Quinn administration. (Illinois Statehouse News/YouTube)

Quinn, Emanuel Spar Over Governor’s Appointee To Sports Board

Gov. Quinn says the mayor’s operatives are engaging in character assassination.

10/08/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn

Governor Signs Bill Aimed At Keeping Teachers Safer At School

Gov. Quinn has signed a law that will allow school officials and law enforcement authorities to share juvenile criminal records on a limited basis.

08/28/2012

Casino Gambling Slot Machines

Gov. Quinn Vetoes Casino Expansion Bill

Gov. Pat Quinn has vetoed the casino expansion bill.

08/28/2012

Empty Classroom

Police Can Now Share Information About Dangerous Students With Schools

The bill Gov. Pat Quinn signed allows police departments to notify school administrators when a student is a part of an ongoing investigation, even if they haven’t been arrested or charged.

08/27/2012

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