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Crossing the Line -- Governor's salary

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Governor's salary.

October 26, 2014 12:00 am

Rauner firm oversight a focus of governor race

CHICAGO | In the race for Illinois governor, no one quibbles with the fact that Republican Bruce Rauner has been financially successful in the private equity business.

October 26, 2014 12:00 am

Bill Clinton to campaign for Quinn Tuesday

CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to stop at a Chicago manufacturing plant to campaign for Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

October 21, 2014 7:48 am
Pence backing Rauner but not campaigning with him

Pence backing Rauner but not campaigning with him

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence will travel this week to several New England states, including the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state of New Hampshire, to campaign with Republican candidates running for governor.

October 18, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Illinois governor hopefuls to meet for 2nd debate

CHICAGO (AP) — Republican Bruce Rauner and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn will debate for a second time as they battle to become Illinois' next governor.

October 14, 2014 7:11 am

Crossing the Line -- Minimum wage

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Minimum wage.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Quinn brings grants to Sauk Village, other south suburbs

SAUK VILLAGE | Gov. Pat Quinn presented grants across the south suburbs Saturday, including nearly $5 million to help Sauk Village make long-term improvements to the infrastructure for a fresh water supply.

October 11, 2014 8:30 pm

Quinn, Rauner clash in 1st major debate

SPRINGFIELD | The two candidates for governor in Illinois hammered each other on their respective records Thursday, each accusing their counterpart of failing in their roles as leaders.

October 09, 2014 11:00 pm

Ill. governor hopefuls Quinn, Rauner to debate

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner are meeting for their first true debate of the Illinois governor's race.

October 09, 2014 6:47 am
GUEST EDITORIAL: Illinois taxpayers shouldn't pick up tab for dual residences of statewide officials

GUEST EDITORIAL: Illinois taxpayers shouldn't pick up tab for dual residences of statewide officials

Chicago has a lot over Springfield — more people, more shopping, the new David Bowie art display and better pizza.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: Negative gubernatorial campaign nixes honest discussion of important issues

The two major Illinois gubernatorial candidates don't have much nice to say about each other.

September 24, 2014 12:00 am

FACT CHECK: Rauner early prison release TV ad

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A secret program allowing the early release of Illinois prison inmates nearly sunk Democrat Pat Quinn's first run for governor four years ago. Now it has resurfaced in his bid for re-election.

September 24, 2014 12:00 am
Quinn's lawnmower, state in bad condition

Quinn's lawnmower, state in bad condition

I saw the commercial with Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn cutting his own lawn. He should get a new lawnmower. It looked rusty to me.

September 22, 2014 12:00 am
Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks during an interview Friday with The Associated Press. Quinn is running against Republican Bruce Rauner in the November general election.

September 19, 2014 4:15 pm
Hoosier Lottery hits jackpot with record sales, profit

Hoosier Lottery hits jackpot with record sales, profit

INDIANAPOLIS | The decision to outsource Hoosier Lottery marketing, sales and distribution to a private company is starting to pay off for Indiana.

August 19, 2014 11:30 pm

Republicans say they have momentum to end Dem control

SPRINGFIELD | Republicans took over the Illinois State Fairgrounds Thursday saying 2014 will be the year they break a decade-long Democratic stranglehold on power in state government.

August 14, 2014 6:42 pm

Quinn camp says no patronage in hiring of former campaign chair

SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign says the 2013 hiring of an $80,000 per year policy analyst at the state's transportation agency had nothing to do with politics.

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

Video injects controversy into comptroller race

The sleepy race to become Illinois' next comptroller received a jolt last week when a video surfaced showing incumbent Judy Baar Topinka talking with Gov. Pat Quinn about her son.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Attorneys to fight Rauner over tax plan

SPRINGFIELD | One of Illinois' influential lobbying organizations doesn't like Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner's plan to begin charging sales tax on a variety of services.

July 18, 2014 7:30 pm

GUEST EDITORIAL: Illinois taxpayers deserve some answers

Editor's note: This is a guest editorial fro the Herald & Review in Decatur, Ill.

July 01, 2014 12:25 pm
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