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3 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Callis campaign starts TV ads

Challenger Ann Callis is the first candidate - other than gubernatorial contenders Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner - to hit the television airwaves with commercials this election season.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

NBC Chicago

How Bruce Rauner Can Woo Chicago Voters

The multi-millionaire Republican venture capitalist - who's waging a successful grassroots campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Quinn - has shifted attention to Cook County , the largest voting block in the Land of Lincoln and one dominated by diehard Democrats.

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Related Topix: Cook County, IL, US Governors, Bill Brady, University of Illinois Chicago

The Capitol Fax Blog

*** UPDATED x1 *** Quinn again deflects responsibility to IDOT

Gov. Pat Quinn says it was up to his transportation secretary to follow employment rules even when hiring candidates the governor's office favored.

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WSIL

Quinn: Agencies Must Follow Hiring Rules

Gov. Pat Quinn says it was up to his transportation secretary to follow employment rules even when hiring candidates the governor's office favored.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government

Business Journal

Gov. Pat Quinn signs anti-discrimination law for pregnant women

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn today signed a new law aimed at fighting discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chicago Heights, IL

Washington Times

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

Gov. Pat Quinn signed a couple of bills last week to make it easier for voters to get rid of unnecessary and wasteful units of government.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, Opinion

Hawk Eye

Quinn vetoes Illinois ridesharing regulations

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has vetoed two related bills that would have placed statewide rules on the unregulated industry that ... 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook.

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Chicago Tribune

Biden, Emanuel, Quinn call for minimum wage hike

Mayor Rahm Emanuel laughs with Gov. Pat Quinn during a January breakfast honoring Rev.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, US Governors, Breakfast, Life, Food, Joe Biden, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Richard Durbin

Mon Aug 25, 2014

101.5 CIL-FM

Get Covered Illinois PR Contract Renewed

Governor Pat Quinn's administration has renewed its contract with the public relations firm that handled promotion of Get Covered Illinois in the first year of President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Public Relations, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

WBEZ-FM Chicago

Quinn kills - Uber Bill'

Dan Burgess, once an enthusiastic driver for several ridesharing platforms, says he's temporarily boycotting Uber.

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101.5 CIL-FM

Federal Subpoena Sought Quinna s Ex-Advisers In Anti-Violence Investigation

A grand jury has subpoenaed the emails of three former top advisers to Pat Quinn as part of a federal investigation into the governor's troubled anti-violence program.

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The Daily Caller

Illinois Governor Vetoes Anti-Ridesharing Bill, Taxis Protest

Two bills forwarded by the taxi industry to provide a statewide regulatory framework for ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft were vetoed by the governor Monday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports .

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Related Topix: Illinois, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Conservative Political News

CBS Local

Christie Back In Illinois To Stump For Rauner; Biden In Town For Quinn

Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner both were getting some help from political heavyweights on the campaign trail on Monday, hoping for a boost in the race for governor.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie

NorthJersey.com

Christie stumps for Illinois candidate for governor

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is questioning the motivation behind Illinois' new same-day voter registration and the state's certified ballot as he campaigns for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Chris Christie, US Governors

HR Magazine

Ban-the-Box Movement Goes Viral

The District of Columbia, Illinois and New Jersey have joined 66 cities and counties and 11 states to pass "ban-the-box" laws, preventing employers from asking about prior criminal history on job applications.

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Related Topix: Columbia, IL, US Governors

WYMG-FM Springfield

Which Candidate Do You Dislike the Least?

Come Election Day, many of us will be voting one-handed - because we'll be holding our noses with the other hand.

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Related Topix: US Governors, University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL

Examiner.com

Governor Quinn creates foundation to support service members

"When it comes to supporting our veterans, Illinois is second to none," Governor Quinn said after he signed legislation on August 16 that will help in managing donations and grants for Illinois' veterans.

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Lottery Post

10 things you might not know about the lottery

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn decided this month not to take any more chances with Northstar Lottery Group, the company that runs the Illinois Lottery, after it fell far short of promised revenue.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Illinois, US Governors, Startups, NorthStar, Harlem (New York, NY), New York Government, New York

The Daily Vidette

ISU soon to be a smoke-free campus

The new law banning tobacco use on campuses passed by Gov. Pat Quinn will go into effect July 1, 2015.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Illinois State University, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Illinois, Aurora University, Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Layoffs raise more issues in hiring case

Illinois' Executive Inspector General Ricardo Meza speaks at a news conference Aug. 22 in Chicago to report that the Illinois Department of Transportation circumvented rules devised to keep politics out of state jobs and improperly hired more than 250 people in the last decade, accelerating the practice under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, Rod Blagojevich

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