New Illinois Veterans Home In Chicago Is Complete, But Still Not Ready For Anyone To Move InIt took $120 million in taxpayer money, and six years to complete the center, due in part to delays caused by the state’s lengthy budget stalemate under former Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Former Gov. Pat Quinn Remembers Helicopter, Once Owned By State Of Illinois, That Crashed And Killed Kobe BryantThe State of Illinois previously owned the helicopter that crashed near Los Angeles this past weekend – taking the lives of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and eight others.
6 Years After Marriage Equality Becomes Law In Illinois, Number Of Same-Sex Couples To Marry In Cook County Poised To Pass 15,000The Cook County Clerk’s office this week announced that it is poised to issue 15,000 marriage licenses to same-sex couples by the end of the year – now six years after marriage equality became the law in Illinois.
Illinois Lawmakers Approve First Step Toward Casino In ChicagoIn a historic vote, Illinois state lawmakers bet on casinos and sports wagering.
Former Gov. Pat Quinn Files 86,000 Signatures Supporting Term Limits For MayorOrganizers of a petition drive to impose term limits for Chicago mayors say they have enough signatures to put the question before voters.
Pritzker Favors Higher Tax On Rich To Pay For State Pensions Democratic gubernatorial nominee JB Pritzker is strongly defending Illinois' generous state pensions.
Illinois Attorney General Race Heats UpWith just two weeks until the March 20 primary, the race for attorney general is heating up. And so is the rhetoric.
Quinn Joins Movement To End New Bank Of America Checking FeeEver the supporter of public petitions, former Gov. Pat Quinn has added his voice to the growing criticism of Bank of America for ending its only free checking account option that doesn’t require a minimum balance.
Cook County Democrats Endorse Kwame Raoul Over Quinn For Attorney GeneralCook County's Democratic Party has endorsed state Sen. Kwame Raoul for attorney general over former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and several other candidates who urged party leaders not to pick a favorite.
Ex-Gov. Pat Quinn To Run For Illinois Attorney GeneralQuinn's expected entry into the attorney general’s race makes a crowded primary election of eight Democrats.
Former Gov. Pat Quinn Unveils His 'Interactive' Portrait At State CapitolThe portrait depicts Quinn in his "lucky" purple-striped tie. He stands in front of a background of 44 instances of people, issues and events from more than four decades in public service.
Federal Judge Tosses Pat Quinn’s Lawsuit Over Elected School BoardChicago Public Schools is the only district of the state’s 859 to have a board chosen by the mayor rather than voters.
Chicago Veterans, Gold Star Families Blast TrumpRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump continued to face heated backlash Thursday for his attacks on the family of a fallen veteran, and for accepting a Purple Heart as a gift from a retired Army colonel.
Audit Details Mismanagement Of Anti-Violence Program Launched Under Former Gov. QuinnFormer Governor Pat Quinn launched an anti-violence program years ago with taxpayer dollars. Now an audit finds there's questions about millions of state tax dollars.
Court Rules AFSCME Not Owed Pay Raises Without AppropriationThe Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that former Gov. Pat Quinn was correct in 2011 when he denied state workers promised pay raises because lawmakers had not appropriated the money.