capitol renovations http://peoriapublicradio.org en Gov. suspends funding for Capitol renovations http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gov-suspends-funding-capitol-renovations <div>Governor Pat Quinn has suspended funding for future renovations at the Capitol, a pricey project that's already caused embarrassment for financially-shaky Illinois and raised questions about how it was allowed.&nbsp;</div><div> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:02:07 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 11754 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Gov. suspends funding for Capitol renovations Quinn and Daley begin attacks http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/quinn-and-daley-begin-attacks <div>The Illinois gubernatorial primary might be months away, but two top Democratic candidates are already battling it out in public. IPR'S&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lauren </span>Chooljian<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former White House chief of staff Bill Daley has laid out a laundry list of reasons why he thinks Governor Pat Quinn isn’t quote, "up for the job."&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Daley says Quinn hasn’t done enough to fix a backlog of </span>FOID<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> card applications, he accused him of not meeting with the joint pension committee, and says the governor hasn’t done enough to reduce unemployment.</span></p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:54:19 +0000 Lauren Chooljian 11753 at http://peoriapublicradio.org