Struck Down

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn delivers his inaugural address after taking the oath of office during inaugural ceremonies Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 in Springfield. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Quinn Files To Block Undoing Of Construction Program

The office of Gov. Pat Quinn has filed a motion to block a ruling by the Illinois Appellate Court that would undo the state’s $31 billion capital construction program.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2011

Illinois State Capitol

State Seeks To Block Ruling Against Capital Program

The Illinois Attorney General’s office will try today to put on hold a state appeals court ruling that would undo Illinois’ major construction program.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

Illinois State Capitol

$31B State Capital Construction Plan Struck Down

The Illinois Appellate Court has struck down a $31 billion capital construction plan, as well as provisions that legalized video gambling in Illinois, allowed for privatization of the Illinois Lottery and raised various state taxes.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2011