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2 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

$2.1 Million For Decatur Civic Center Fixes

Governor Quinn says the state will invest $2.1 million in the Decatur Civic Center through the states Illinois Jobs Now program.

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3 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Illinois Day Care Workers Given Permission to Dump Union

At the end of June, The Supreme Court ruled in Harris v. Quinn that the state of Illinois could not force private home healthcare workers to join a union the state foisted upon them using the basis of these private workers receiving government subsidies as a justification.

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

8 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Shimkus seeks investigation of federal disaster funds

Republican U.S. Rep. John Shimkus of Collinsville is seeking an investigation into millions in federal funds that Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's administration used for an anti-violence program.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Shimkus, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Mark Kirk, Collinsville, IL, US Governors, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Ike

9 hrs ago | The Capitol Fax Blog

Cook moves Enyart district from "Lean D" to "Toss-up"

Illinois' 12th District has been shifted a notch away from the Democrats Several polls show Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn well behind in this Downstate district, and that has Enyart backers worried.

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13 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

Quinn Scores Teachers Union Endorsement in Bitter Governors Race

Not one but two powerful Illinois teachers unions have come forward to formally endorse Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn for governor over Republican challenger Bruce Rauner, who's basically the embodiment of all they stand against.

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17 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

More school employees can give epinephrine injection under new law

A law that takes effect Friday expands the list of people who may give epinephrine injections to schoolchildren suffering severe allergic reactions.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Group picked by Quinn administration made no loans, but kept $150,000

State Rep. Ron Sandack grills State Rep. Scott Drury , not pictured, during Drury's testimony before a panel of lawmakers who had gathered to hear from several former aides to Gov. Pat Quinn involved in the troubled Neighborhood Recovery Initiative anti-violence... State Rep. Ron Sandack grills State Rep. Scott Drury , not pictured, during Drury's ... (more)

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Daily Herald

Rockford legislator's replacement named

The Rockford Register Star reported Thursday that Jefferson's former chief of staff, Litesa Wallace, won the nod among 11 candidates.

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Southwest News-Herald

Oak Lawn has key role in Clean Water Initiative

Gov. Pat Quinn came to Oak Lawn last week to sign a bill into law that will upgrade an important water pumping station in the village and address flooding and stormwater problems.

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Related Topix: Oak Lawn, IL, US Governors, Chicago Ridge, IL, Weather

Lincolnshire Review

Governor Quinn announces $6.4 million for construction projects in Lake County

Governor Pat Quinn today announced capital investments of more than $6.4 million for construction projects in Lake County.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Lake County, IL, Illinois, Round Lake, IL, Glendale Heights, IL, Arlington Heights, IL

WYMG-FM Springfield

Worker Comp Claims Dropping

The governor's office is touting recommendations by the National Council on Compensation Insurance to reduce rates by 5.5 percent in 2015.

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NBC Chicago

Gov. Quinn Will Have a Terrible, No Good, Very Bad October

October is looking rough for embattled Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn as two corruption investigations slated for that month could derail his campaign so close to election day.

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Chicago Tribune

New law lets more school workers use emergency injection on students

Trained school employees and volunteers will be allowed to administer an emergency epinephrine injection if they believe a student or visitor is having an allergic reaction under a bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Pat Quinn.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Inversion Discussion

Illinois Republicans and Democrats are butting heads over the solution to companies reincorporating out of the United States to save on taxes.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Dick Durbin, US News, Illinois, US Governors

Red Eye Chicago

Will it fly?

Illinois' most high-profile Democrats have pushed in recent months to increase the minimum wage - but experts have offered mixed opinions on whether they will actually be successful, considering the looming election season.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Gov. Quinn joins Nippon officials to open new manufacturing plant

Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing , LLC built its first rail-car manufacturing plant in Rochelle, Ill., that included Shop 1 and Shop 2, hired 400 workers and rolled out its first rail car, the Gallery-type EMU for Metra in 2012.

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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

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

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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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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