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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers are convening a special session as called for by Gov. Pat Quinn.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn used graduation ceremonies Sunday at South Suburban College to urge support for a proposal that would ban the sale or delivery of ammunition magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds at a time.
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn's proposed state budget is a baby step in the right direction, a watchdog group's analysis said Monday, but the governor may be overstating savings from a recent union contract negotiation and not putting enough toward roughly $9 billion unpaid bills.
SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn proposed severe spending restrictions Wednesday in what he called the "most difficult budget ever," telling a joint session of the General Assembly that the state is virtually paralyzed until it fixes its public-employee pension crisis.
SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn won't have a very cheery message when he unveils his latest budget plan Wednesday, say members of the General Assembly.
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday created a committee of business and government officials who will work to implement the Millennium Reserve, a plan to enhance wetland and other open spaces around Lake Calumet and the Calumet River.
CHICAGO | Illinois' largest union and Gov. Pat Quinn's administration reached a tentative contract agreement Thursday, averting the threat of the first state worker strike in decades.
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn has named a Chicago lawyer to the Illinois Commerce Commission.
SOUTH HOLLAND | About 80 percent of the cost of constructing a new allied health facility at South Suburban College to train future health care professionals will be paid for by a state government capital construction program, Gov. Pat Quinn said Thursday.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, left, thanks Illinois state Sen. Donne Trotter after Trotter spoke to the audience. Quinn on Thursday announced a grant of $41.6 million for expansion at South Suburban College in South Holland. Quinn said Trotter was instrumental in providing the funding.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, right, greets South Suburban College Board of Trustees Chairman Frank Zuccarelli as he arrives at the college. Quinn on Thursday announced a grant of $41.6 million for expansion at South Suburban College in South Holland. Zuccarelli is also Thornton Township supervisor.
SPRINGFIELD | The idea seems simple enough: Ban Illinois lawmakers from voting or taking action on anything that might benefit them personally, all in the name of honest government.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinois road construction projects will get a $675 million boost this spring under a package of short-term spending projects Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Thursday. Republicans complained that the package was rushed through with little input from taxpayers.
Many Illinois issues being decided by judges; critic says lawsuits are symbolic of chaos in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD | While the major political skirmishes in the Capitol are often cast as a battle of wills between Gov. Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly, the judicial branch of government has been playing a significant role in guiding state policy in recent years.
SPRINGFIELD | A panel dedicated to figuring out how much Illinois should spend on education is calling for more than $4.7 billion in additional school funding in the coming year.
SPRINGFIELD | The Quinn administration began taking the first steps Wednesday to restart an early inmate release program that could reduce the population of the state’s overcrowded prison system.
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn says he hopes a bill allowing gay marriage in Illinois moves through the General Assembly next month.
CHICAGO | Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he and Gov. Pat Quinn are "very close" to a deal for a Chicago casino.
SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn’s effort to stop casino owners from giving money to politicians could get a boost from a legislative panel on Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinois prison guards, public health workers and thousands of other members of the state’s largest employee union are now working without a labor agreement after Gov. Pat Quinn announced late Tuesday that he was refusing to extend the already-expired contract.
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