Governor Pat Quinn

Budget Address Delayed
11:06 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Illinois Budget & the Income Tax Increase

Credit Rich Egger

When lawmakers raised individual income taxes from three percent to five percent a few years ago, it came with an expiration date.

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State of the State
6:16 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Quinn: Illinois Making a Comeback

Governor Pat Quinn during a stop in Macomb in April 2011
Credit Rich Egger

Democratic Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is promoting a progressive agenda for this year.

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Don’t Expect Pension Savings
2:01 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Another Tough Budget for Illinois

The Illinois Capitol building
Credit Brian Mackey

Money will likely be tight for politicians crafting Illinois’ next budget, despite a pension law that's supposed to save $160 billion.

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Governor Will Appeal
6:15 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Illinois Ordered to Pay State Lawmakers

Pat Quinn

Governor Pat Quinn said he disagrees with a Cook County judge who ruled the state must reinstate lawmakers' pay.

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Restores Liability Protections
11:11 am
Mon September 2, 2013

IL Law to Open More Private Land for Public Recreation

Gov. Quinn and supporters of the Private Recreation Liability Law at the signing ceremony.
Credit Harvey S. Tillis -

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has signed a law which could pave the way to open more private land for public recreational use.

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