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  1. Lucas Pulls Plug on Chicago, Will Build Museum in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... Friends said it's unfortunate Lucas didn't choose another Chicago site that would have been a win-win. Former Gov. Pat Quinn, who is spearheading a petition drive to place term limits on the position of Chicago's mayor, said they're both right. ...

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  2. Governor Rauner considers making Muslim American Council officialRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Illinoisreview

    ... are the third largest religious group in Illinois, following Roman Catholics and evangelical Christians. Governor Pat Quinn was the first to appoint a Muslim-American Advisory Council. This legislation would make the council official, and continue ...

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  3. Quinn Urges Emanuel to Sign Term-Limit Petition: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Chicago

    Former Gov. Pat Quinn urged Mayor Rahm Emanuel to sign a petition Wednesday that looks to impose term limits on the mayor, the Chicago Tribune reports. Quinn is circulating a petition that pushes for a two-term limit for Chicago mayors.

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  4. Schimpf walks it backRead the original story

    Thursday | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... the late former U.S. Sen. Paul Simon, and were instead a criticism of her connections to former Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, under whom she served as lieutenant governor. "We're not going to disparage the memory of the late U.S. Sen. Simon," said ...

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  5. Pat Quinn's selective memoryRead the original story

    Thursday | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... So, the incoming governor had to patch that huge hole. Even now with months and months of a Rauner Administration, Pat Quinn is still not a viable option for me. Rich, it didn't harm 1 million people, threaten closure of public universities, shred ...

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  6. Chicago Teachers Union protests state budget crisis, and other newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chicago Reader

    ... Claypool and voice their opinions on a number of issues, including an elected school board. Former governor Pat Quinn joined the union members and blasted the ongoing public-school funding issues. "The people of Illinois deserve a budget, and that's ...

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  7. Rauner Gives Quad Cities Passenger Rail Project His BackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    Under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's administration, the state awarded about $45 million for the project. But Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner placed the project under review after taking office.

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  8. Chicago-to-Moline passenger rail project resurrectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | White Lake Beacon

    The Dispatch reports that the Illinois Department of Transportation told the Federal Railroad Administration that it's proceeding with the proposal. Under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's administration, the state awarded about $45 million for the project.

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  9. Illinois' first official religion-affiliated commission could be composed of MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Illinoisreview

    Illinois could become the first state to officially support the Muslim community if Governor Bruce Rauner signs into law a measure that establishes a permanent advisory council made up of Muslim American leadership. "Given all that is going on with the misinterpretation about Islam and the interests and concerns of the Muslim American community, it's almost obligatory on behalf of a governor of this state and all governors to have such a body," Kareem Irfan, a Chicago lawyer who led an earlier iteration of the council under Gov. Pat Quinn , told the Chicago Tribune ."

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  10. Ask the EditorRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Free Press

    I heard Illinois passed a new law allowing gun owners like me to carry in public. How soon will we be able to conceal and carry? Hold on, the state's conceal carry law has not been signed by Governor Quinn yet and he has 60 days before approving or... I saw an article in the prarie shopper sometime in early december concerning low cost pet immunizations.

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  11. Will he ever answer this simple question?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... in holes because he doesn't want to wear the jacket for massive spending cuts. He also didn't want to follow Pat Quinn's example by proposing two budgets at the same time, a "non-recommended" budget with huge cuts and a "recommended" budget with new ...

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  12. Illinois measure would create advisory council for MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Daily Gazette

    ... would appoint council members. Kareem Irfan, a Chicago lawyer who led an earlier version of the council under Gov. Pat Quinn, said it would be good to have a lasting institutional body so the community is not subject to the whims of each governor. ...

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  13. Remap reformers file response to legal challengeRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    The [group allied against the remap proposal] People's Map has alleged, among other issues, that the [group pushing the remap reform] Independent Map proposal does not meet the narrow window for petition-driven initiatives, which is limited to making "structural and procedural" changes in the legislature. In its response, the Independent Map group contended that since the court allowed the 1980 Pat Quinn-led effort to reduce the size of the Illinois House by one-third and create single-member House districts, its new redistricting amendment proposal also should be constitutional.

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  14. Illinois' $2 Million Skittles Bribe a Bad Deal for TaxpayersRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... The DCEO is also investing $250,000 in construction expenses and $37,500 in job training for Wrigley. Former Gov. Pat Quinn announced the incentives package in 2014, saying in a statement at the time: Wrigley knows 'there is no better place in the ...

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  15. Muslims hope for Rauner's signature on advisory council billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Chicago Tribune

    ... to have such a body," said Kareem Irfan, a Chicago lawyer who led an earlier iteration of the council under Gov. Pat Quinn . "So we're not subject to the whims of each governor, it would be good to make this a lasting institutional body." Along with ...

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  16. Morning Spin: Redistricting reform heads to court as Madigan forces try to block it from ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Chicago Tribune

    ... in the legislature. In its response, the Independent Map group contended that since the court allowed the 1980 Pat Quinn-led effort to reduce the size of the Illinois House by one-third and create single-member House districts, its new redistricting ...

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  17. States Mull Electric-Vehicle Incentives, ImpedimentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2012 | CSP

    A new report designed to spark electric vehicle usage in Illinois calls for a $1 boost in the state license plate fee to help bankroll rebates and grants for alternative fuel vehicles, reported the Bloomington Pantagraph . The additional fee, which would hike the state's standard license plate renewal cost to $100 annually, is among a lengthy list of recommendations contained in a report forwarded to members of the Illinois General Assembly and Governor Pat Quinn by the state's Electric Vehicle Advisory Council.

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  18. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 19 | Lucianne.com

    So, about a week or so ago, Patrick Quinn felt trapped. He was sitting on the couch, afraid to move -- lest he woke up Maxton, his 3-week-old son who was sound asleep on his lap.

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  19. Pat Quinn's new hobby: Reforming ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Chicago Tribune

    Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn kicks off a petition drive to put a two-term limit on Chicago's mayor, and to create an elected citywide consumer advocate position Sunday, June 12, 2016 in Chicago. Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn kicks off a petition drive to put a two-term limit on Chicago's mayor, and to create an elected citywide consumer advocate position Sunday, June 12, 2016 in Chicago.

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  20. Garry McCarthy questions Rahm Emanuel's male attributesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Chicago Tribune

    ... em because of how he handled the McDonald video. And now in a move that will hurt the mayor even more, former Gov. Pat Quinn - the master of political

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