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Gov announces $730K for work along Lake Michigan

CHICAGO | Illinois is spending more than $730,000 on environmental education projects along Lake Michigan.

October 13, 2013 6:30 pm
Governors tout Illiana Expressway

Governors tout Illiana Expressway

The Illiana Expressway was given an endorsement from Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Friday at a three-state regional summit at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

September 27, 2013 1:35 pm Photos

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Implementing medical marijuana law will take time

Implementing medical marijuana law will take time

CHICAGO | Illinois has become the 20th state to legalize medical marijuana with some of the strictest standards in the nation. But the proposal will take many months to set into motion because of complex rules and regulations. Here's a closer look at the details:

August 04, 2013 8:45 pm Photos

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Governors pitch Illiana Expressway to investors

Governors pitch Illiana Expressway to investors

ROSEMONT, Ill. | Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Monday erased any doubt as to where he stands on the proposed Illiana Expressway when he spoke in front of hundreds of investment bankers at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

June 24, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Rebuilt road lauded as link to Pullman Park revitalization

CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn and community leaders gathered Monday in Chicago's Pullman neighborhood to reopen a reconstructed Woodlawn/Doty Avenue, which will lead to one of the South Side's first Walmart Supercenters and an adjacent retail center.

February 18, 2013 9:00 pm

Illiana Corridor project moving foward

The first tier of the Illiana Corridor project is completed, following extensive public outreach and detailed environmental studies.

January 19, 2013 12:00 am
Illinois casino

Illinois casino

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn leaves an old steel plant site near 116th and Avenue O on Wednesday in Chicago. After a bill signing there, Quinn said he won't be bullied into accepting an Illinois casino expansion bill in its current form.

July 13, 2011 8:58 pm
Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Chicago 10th Ward Alderman John Pope, right, greets Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday at the old LTV steel works on the South Side for the signing of Senate Bill 1533.

July 13, 2011 1:40 pm
Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn holds up Senate Bill 1533 after signing it into law Wednesday morning on Chicago's South Side. The Chicago Clean Energy project will bring a green technology gasification plant to the area.

July 13, 2011 1:34 pm
Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Quinn signs bill for South Side gasification plant

Artist renditions of new plant to be located near 116th and Avenue O in Chicago.

July 13, 2011 1:35 pm

Wrangling over state budget may not be over

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Depending on whom you ask, the new state spending plan either spends too much, spends too little or is just right.

June 27, 2011 11:12 am

Quinn budget spokeswoman gets big salary boost

SPRINGFIELD | The spokeswoman for Gov. Pat Quinn's budget office has been given a salary boost of more than 47 percent.

June 27, 2011 10:30 am
Quinn vows to veto concealed weapons proposal

Quinn vows to veto concealed weapons proposal

SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn dealt what could be a deadly blow Tuesday to efforts to legalize concealed weapons in Illinois.

May 03, 2011 12:17 pm Photos

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Quinn's action spares killer of Hammond, Chicago women

Quinn's action spares killer of Hammond, Chicago women

Andrew Urdiales had his life spared for the second time Wednesday when Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn abolished the death penalty and commuted the death sentences of 15 men on death row.

March 09, 2011 3:30 pm

Activists to rally to urge Quinn to veto coal-to-gas bill

CHICAGO | Environmental and community activists will converge on the Thompson Center this morning in an effort to urge Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill regarding a proposed coal-to-gas plant on the city's Southeast Side.

March 09, 2011 12:00 am

Higher vehicle fees mean big bucks for state

SPRINGFIELD | The higher fees Illinoisans have paid during the last year for their driver's licenses and registration stickers so far have generated more than $190 million to pay for new roads and bridges.

September 22, 2010 12:00 am

Quinn cheers U.S. Senate vote on funds for education

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois got some good financial news when the U.S. Senate approved billions of dollars in aid for schools and Medicaid.

August 07, 2010 12:00 am

Quinn to OK greater access to adoption info

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Adopted people soon may have more access to Illinois documents about their family history.

May 21, 2010 6:33 am
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