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3 hrs ago | National Review Online

Tanner: Pat Quinn's Cheap Gimmick

Well, sort of. Quinn, a Democrat, won't actually earn the minimum wage - he will continue to pull down the governor's salary of $177,412, live in the governor's mansion, and be chauffeured around town.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan

7 hrs ago | Switched

Pat Quinn: Chris Christie Is 'On The Wrong Track' On Minimum Wage

Gov. Pat Quinn made the case for a minimum wage hike and hit back at Republican governors from whom he's garnered criticism during a Tuesday HuffPost Live appearance.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Rick Perry

8 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Anti-Uber Efforts Mostly Fizzling

While a growing number of state and municipal governments seek to regulate ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft, they have had limited success.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Conservative Political News

12 hrs ago | JD Supra

Illinois Amends the Human Rights Act to Provide Greater Protections Regarding Pregnancy

On August 26, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law House Bill 8 , which amends the Illinois Human Rights Act to provide greater protections to applicants and employees who are or become pregnant.

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Related Topix: US Governors

16 hrs ago | Business Journal

5 things you don't need to know but might want to and Uber doubles its reach

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has pledged to keep his spending for the next week to $79 to show first-hand what it's like to live on the state'e $8.25-an-hour minimum wage.

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Related Topix: US Governors

20 hrs ago | WIFR

Quinn, Rauner on Minimum Wage Hike

There are just 65 days until we vote for a new governor and on Labor Day both candidates are not taking a holiday break.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors

Yesterday | WBTV

School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Violent Crime

Yesterday | Daily Reporter

School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

In this Aug. 26. 2013, file photo, Chicago Police patrol the neighborhood at Gresham Elementary School on the first day of classes in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Violent Crime

Yesterday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

In this Aug. 26. 2013, file photo, Chicago Police patrol the neighborhood at Gresham Elementary School on the first day of classes in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Violent Crime

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Washington Times

Generous teacher pensions continue as Illinois' financial crisis worsens

If the Illinois Teachers Retirement Service had to pay out all of its pensions today, it could only afford to give its members 40 cents on the dollar.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement, Education Etc., US Governors

Chicago Sun-Times

'Long way to go' but Roseland Hospital showing signs of stability

Last June, Roseland Community Hospital nearly shut its doors due to financial problems - a move that could have left residents at one of Chicago's poorest neighborhoods without a nearby hospital.

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Related Topix: Blue Island, IL, Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, US Governors, Medicine, Nursing

AmericanBankingNews.com

Why Is Gov. Pat Quinn Living Off Minimum Wage For A Week?

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced he'll live off minimum wage for the week. This comes ahead of a vote that could raise minimum wage to $10 an hour.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Gilmer Mirror

It's - Labor' Day, Not - Union' Day

Most Americans realize that Labor Day is about celebrating workers and their contribution to our free society, but that won't stop union bosses from stealing the spotlight to push their own agenda.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Tennessee, IL, Media, Radio, National Public Radio

Northwest Herald

RTA reform measure signed into law

A reform bill aimed at Chicago's mass-transit agencies in the wake of back-to-back scandals at Metra is now law.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Crystal Lake, IL

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Tougher rules ahead on domestic abuse

Jamie Kephart of Chicago on a bench she and her siblings dedicated to their mother, Diane Kephart, in Independence Grove Forest Preserve in Libertyville.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Criminal Defense Law, US Governors, Travel

Daily Herald

Beyond governor race, big stakes in Illinois vote

Anyone in Illinois who's turned on a television in recent weeks knows the race for governor is shaping up as a no-holds-barred, no-expenses-spared slugfest.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Barack Obama, Democrat, US Governors

Chicago Tribune

Quinn takes on minimum wage challenge

Gov. Pat Quinn takes the stage to push for a raise in the minimum wage in Illinois while announcing his participation in the minimum wage challenge - living off $79 for a week - before service Sunday Aug. 31, 2014 at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, 4543 S. Princeton Ave. Gov. Pat Quinn said Sunday he had begun a weeklong attempt to spend no ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

WAND-TV Decatur

Illinois governors differed in mansion habits

Most of Illinois' governors have lived in the Executive Mansion in Springfield at least part time.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Matteson, IL, US Governors, Rod Blagojevich, Cuba, IL

Examiner.com

College students sound off over new smoking ban

College students said they are upset over new state legislation Governor Pat Quinn recently signed into law banning smoking on public college campuses.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, US Governors, Illinois, Chicago State University, Marquette University

Examiner.com

Safe Passage program expanded by Illinois

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Governor Pat Quinn and Chicago Public Schools boss Barbara Byrd-Bennett at an Aug. 29th news conference to announce the "CPS Safe Passage" program will expand through $10 million in support from Quinn's office and the state of Illinois.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Illinois, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, US Governors, Family, Kids

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