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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

Walgreens possible move overseas becomes a big issue in Illinois Governor's race

Walgreens shareholders want the U.S. pharmacy chain to consider relocating to Europe.

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

2 hrs ago | JD Supra

Boost for Solar Energy in Illinois

Governor Pat Quinn recently signed into law amendments to The Illinois Power Agency Act aimed at promoting solar power in Illinois.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors

6 hrs ago | Switched

Poll results show Rauner's lead over Quinn growing

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner holds a 14-point lead over Democratic incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn in a new Reboot Illinois/We Ask America poll.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government

6 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago

On education, candidates for governor closer than they think

Bruce Rauner, the Republican candidate for Illinois governor, has said he'll soon be releasing more information about his education policies.

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

6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Quinn gets backing from both statewide teachers' unions

Gov. Pat Quinn today formally received the backing of the Illinois Federation of Teachers, which joined the Illinois Education Association in endorsing the Democratic governor over Republican challenger Bruce Rauner.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Illinois

7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Council Hiking Chicago Phone Fees To Fund Pension Systems

Aldermen have approved a plan to hike the city's monthly 911 surcharge on phone bills by 56 percent to help shore up the city's pension funds, and avoid a property tax hike before next year's elections.

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

11 hrs ago | Free Press

Ask the Editor

I heard Illinois passed a new law allowing gun owners like me to carry in public.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Wilmington, IL

15 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

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The cost of health insurance for individuals skyrocketed this year in California, with some paying almost twice what they did last year, the stateA s insurance commissioner said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nashville, TN, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

State law aims at improving system, but many local districts already in compliance

Children participate in a "Happy Dance" on Friday at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil. Mary Beth Nolan for Shaw Media Kaneland Superintendant Jeff Schuler speaks Friday as part of a Kindness Campaign event at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.

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Related Topix: Geneva, IL, Family, Kids, Sugar Grove, IL, US Governors, Education Etc.

Illinoisreview

Advocates for the developmentally disabled question Quinn/Emanuel commitment

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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

Daily Herald

Prison watchdog praises Aurora halfway house

Two years after Gov. Pat Quinn targeted for closure an Aurora center that helps female prisoners prepare to rejoin society, a top prison watchdog Tuesday gave it high marks.

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Related Topix: US Governors, State Prisons, Fox Valley Adult Transition Center, Prison, Illinois

Chicago Tribune

Chicago aldermen endorse higher phone fees

Everyone with a phone billed to a Chicago address would be hit with a 911 fee increase by Oct. 1 under a measure the City Council Finance Committee endorsed Tuesday.

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

WYMG-FM Springfield

Quinn Signs Millionaire Tax Referendum

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that will put a non-binding referendum on the ballot, asking whether the state's constitution should be amended to add an additional 3 percent tax on all income over $1 million.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Nonbinding question for increasing millionaires' tax approved by Quinn

Legislation that will allow voters to give their opinion on whether Illinois millionaires should pay more income tax has been signed by Governor Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

Forbes.com

The Real Financial Crisis in College

Wine Cellars, Shooting Clubs, a corrupted $20 Million State Grant, a College President's $500,000 Comp Package, $600 Million in Construction Projects, & much morea Nearly every day, the news headlines are screaming about the increasingly unattainable costs of tuition and the insurmountable price tag of attaining a college degree.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dundee, IL

National Review Online

The Coming Republican Takeover of... Illinois?

Gov. Pat Quinn is facing an increasingly uphill battle against Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, a new We Ask America poll shows .

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US News

WTAX-AM Springfield

Quinn Wants PCBs out of Clinton Landfill

Gov. Pat Quinn says the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency will block the storage of toxic PCBs in a central Illinois landfill that sits over an aquifer that provides water for 750,000 people.

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Related Topix: US Governors, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Illinois

My FOX Chicago

Chicago aims to change view on prostitution

Governor Pat Quinn is expected to sign a new law on sex trafficking next month, which is another victory for advocates who've been battling to change the way people look at prostitution.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Cook County, IL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Time

Politicians Give Living on Minimum Wage a Whirl

Tim Ryan, Ted Strickland and Jan Schakowsky took part in #LiveTheWage challenge, and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn agreed to try it in the future "Washington is in a bubble that keeps our representatives away from the experiences of those they actually represent," Strickland wrote in Politico Magazine .

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

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Nixon: Unaccompanied minors do not tax Mo. resources

Governor Pat Quinn drew criticism when he said Illinois should help in "whatever way necessary" to assist the unaccompanied children caught at the US border.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Immigration Reform, Missouri, Jay Nixon, Kids, Family

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