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2 hrs ago |

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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5 hrs ago | 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.


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

13 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


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)


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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

Driving while black becoming easier in Illinois

Black motorists said two state laws Governor Pat Quinn recently signed now makes it easier for them to drive without fear of being stopped so often.


Related Topix: Illinois, US Governors

Quincy Journal

Fracking industry officials donating to Rauner

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Sat Aug 30, 2014


WSJ says Rauner would face Christie-like challenges with Democratic majority

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The Southtown Star

Gov. Pat Quinn visits Robbins to push park funding initiative

Gov. Pat Quinn visited the Robbins Park District on Saturday as part of a series of stops announcing a new plan to invest $14.4 million in south suburban parks.


Related Topix: US Governors, Robbins, IL, Dixmoor, IL, Calumet Park, IL, Dolton, IL, Evergreen Park, IL

Daily Herald

Algonquin Bypass slated to open Thursday

The long-awaited Algonquin Bypass project that has been in the works for three years now will open Thursday, Sept.


Related Topix: Algonquin, IL, US Governors, McHenry County, IL

Lincoln Daily News

Don't regulate Uber to death

Special to S PRINGFIELD - Awhile back I took a cab to Chicago's Navy Pier and attempted to pay for my ride with a credit card.


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5 things to know about 2014 governor's races

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott, Florida, Florida Government, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania

WYMG-FM Springfield

Vallas Says Raunera s Budget Plan Will Take $$ From Education

It's inevitable if the 2 percentage point income tax increase is rolled back, reducing state revenue by $8 billion, since education funding consumes 52 percent of General Fund revenue, says Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Paul Vallas.


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Bureau County Republican

Opening the new doors to learning

Gov. Pat Quinn holds up his commemorative shirt during Spring Valley's grand opening celebration for JFK School's new addition Thursday evening.


Related Topix: US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government, Education Etc.

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Quinn: Jane Byrne Interchange 'right name for a coming together'

As thousands of Labor Day weekend travelers inch their way through the city's expressways, they'll notice a new group of signs posted at the circle interchange.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Governors, University of Illinois Chicago, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel

WFIE-TV Evansville

Monument dedicated at suburban Chicago cemetery

A monument has been dedicated at a suburban Chicago cemetery that was the site of grave desecration scandal uncovered in 2009.


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