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 Quinn halts funding for Capitol renovation

Quinn halts funding for Capitol renovation

Bill Werner finishes up work on the new doors for the west entrance to the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Werner works for Albert J. Wagner & Son in Chicago, and fabricated the copper cladding for the doors and entrance. A two-year, $50 million renovation project is almost f…

September 11, 2013 12:00 am
Quinn halts funding for Capitol renovation

Quinn halts funding for Capitol renovation

CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn announced Tuesday that he's suspended funding for future renovations at the state Capitol, blasting the project's architect for extravagant renovations that have already prompted criticism of Quinn's leadership and caused embarrassment for financially shaky Illinois.

September 10, 2013 3:10 pm
Illinois to unveil Capitol renovation

Illinois to unveil Capitol renovation

This photo shows the generally beige color scheme in the west wing of the Illinois State Capitol that has been replaced with historically accurate decorative painting as part of a two-year, $50 million renovation and restoration project that is almost complete. 

August 27, 2013 12:00 am
Visit to state capital a worthwhile trip

Visit to state capital a worthwhile trip

“We are now traveling at a speed of 100 miles per hour,” the conductor announced as our Amtrak train sailed toward Springfield, Ill.

April 24, 2013 12:00 am

Public is invited to visit State Legislature

LAPORTE | Leadership La Porte County is inviting local citizens to join this year’s adult leadership class to visit the State Capitol in Indianapolis on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. “The public is welcome to join us until the bus is full,” said Monica Komasinski, Executive Director of Leadership…

February 14, 2013 1:28 pm
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