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Gov. Pat Quinn (right) officially introduces Paul Vallas (left) as his running mate in the 2014 election. (Credit: CBS)

Vallas Ready And Willing To Be Quinn’s ‘Second Banana’

Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas made it clear Tuesday he has no problem being Gov. Pat Quinn’s “second banana” as his running mate in next year’s election, saying he’s focused on serving the state.

11/12/2013

Judy Baar Topinka (Photo From Judy Baar Topinka Website)

Topinka Announces Re-Election Bid For Illinois Comptroller

Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, a Republican, has declared her run for re-election next year.

09/15/2013

Sheila Simon

Simon To Run For State Comptroller

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon ended five months of uncertainty about her political future on Wednesday by launching her 2014 bid for Illinois state comptroller, likely setting her up for a tough race against one of the state’s most successful Republican officeholders.

07/31/2013

Sheila Simon

Lt. Governor Simon Calls For Equal Pay For Women At Rally

The Lieutenant Governor of Illinois says there’s been progress for women, but not enough in terms of pay at an equal pay for women rally in downtown Chicago.

04/09/2013

Sheila Simon

Lt. Gov.: Community Colleges Are Falling Short

Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon says the state’s community colleges are falling short, and has some suggestions for improvement.

01/19/2012

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Simon Wants High Schools To Require More Math

Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon wants to require high school students to take more math classes.

11/25/2011

Sheila Simon

Lt. Gov. Wants To Cut College Dropout Rate

Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon has a lofty goal – to ensure 60 percent of the state’s working-age adults are college-educated by 2025.

WBBM Newsradio–07/21/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn: ‘Fiscal Crisis’ Will Be Fixed

As he was sworn in today for his first full term, Gov. Pat Quinn conceded that the state is in a “fiscal crisis.”

CBS Chicago–01/10/2011