Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, gearing up for what could be a tough general election next year, says he ends 2013 with at least two major accomplishments: state pension reform and same-sex marriage. CBS 2′s Jim Williams reports.
State officials on Sunday announced $7 million more toward efforts to move non-violent incarcerated offenders into community-based programs.
Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration has announced Illinois will allow the one-year extension of existing health insurance plans proposed by President Barack Obama.
Gov. Pat Quinn gave President Obama an update on the damage, relief efforts and emergency response.
Richard Calica has served as director of DCFS since December 2011. Chief of staff Denise Gonzales will step in as Acting Director effective immediately.
Gov. Quinn on Friday selected former Chicago Public Schools chief Paul Vallas as his running mate.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine says it’s anyone’s guess if the state’s pension crisis will finally get sorted out when lawmakers meet in Springfield for the fall veto session.
Gov. Pat Quinn is granting 65 clemency petitions and denying 124 while working through a backlog of pardon requests.
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.
It’s an old saying: A day’s pay for a day’s work.
The Democrat’s campaign on Monday unveiled a video online in which Daley says flatly, “There is no exploratory piece in this anymore.”
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.
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.
Governor Quinn stopped by Truman College where volunteers with the Center for Economic Progress are helping low-income tax payers to file their returns.
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.
Sheila Simon said Wednesday that she won’t seek another term as lieutenant governor.
Saturday, Governor Pat Quinn and all four legislative leaders met behind closed doors to try and finally hammer out a pension reform deal.
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.
Former White House chief of staff Bill Daley says he’s “seriously” thinking about running for Illinois governor.
Moody’s Investor Services has downgraded the state’s credit outlook from stable to negative.