Governor Pat Quinn http://peoriapublicradio.org en State Senator says Quinn has the information to block plan for PCB’s http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-senator-says-quinn-has-information-block-plan-pcb-s <div>State Senator Chapin Rose says Governor Pat Quinn should already have the required information to block a plan to store PCB’s at the Clinton Landfill.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Republican from </span>Mahomet<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is referring to Tuesday’s letter from the Illinois EPA to the DeWitt County Board. &nbsp;</span></div><div> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:53:49 +0000 Jeff Bossert 26898 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State Senator says Quinn has the information to block plan for PCB’s Governor drops GED from Illinois law http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/governor-drops-ged-illinois-law <div>Governor Pat Quinn recently signed legislation that will remove all references to the GED from Illinois law. It’s part of a much broader change in the education program for people who didn’t finish high school.</div><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:55:54 +0000 Brian Mackey 26797 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Governor drops GED from Illinois law Legislative probe into anti-violence program on hold http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/legislative-probe-anti-violence-program-hold <div>A legislative probe of former high-level members of Governor Pat Quinn's administration will be on hold for much of the campaign season. &nbsp;A two-day hearing on the matter wrapped up Thursday morning. IPR's Amanda Vinicky reports.</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Federal prosecutors had asked lawmakers to hold off getting public testimony from a handful of Quinn insiders.</span></div><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:01:43 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 26613 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Legislative probe into anti-violence program on hold Legislators to decide whether to discuss or hold investigation of anti-violence program http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/legislators-decide-whether-discuss-or-hold-investigation-anti-violence-program <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program will be in the spotlight Wednesday when a bipartisan legislative commission meets in Chicago. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:02:19 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 26502 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Legislators to decide whether to discuss or hold investigation of anti-violence program Rauner blasts Quinn over anti-violence program http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rauner-blasts-quinn-over-anti-violence-program <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Republican Bruce Rauner says Governor Pat Quinn needs to come clean on the anti-violence program that's a target of a federal probe. &nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:30:30 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 26316 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Rauner blasts Quinn over anti-violence program Federal request to pospone investigation of NRI http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/federal-request-pospone-investigation-nri <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois Republicans say they want to continue a legislative investigation into a mismanaged anti-violence program. But that goes against the wishes of the federal government.</span></p><div> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 22:00:43 +0000 Tony Arnold 26270 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Federal request to pospone investigation of NRI Vallas calls for Rauner to release tax returns http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/vallas-calls-rauner-release-tax-returns <div>The Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor is calling for Republican Bruce Rauner to release his complete tax returns for the past three years.</div><div> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:05:39 +0000 Denise Molina 26252 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Vallas calls for Rauner to release tax returns Gov. announces disaster relief for tornado-stricken communities http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gov-announces-disaster-relief-tornado-stricken-communities <div>$11.6 million of state relief is being made available to help the communities hit by the November 2013 tornadoes.</div><div> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:43:05 +0000 Denise Molina 26048 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Gov. announces disaster relief for tornado-stricken communities Governor Quinn signs budget http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/governor-quinn-signs-budget <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois will have a budget in place when the state's new fiscal year begins Tuesday. The governor signed it into law Monday. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:03:21 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 25737 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Governor Quinn signs budget Deadline for Quinn to take budget action http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/deadline-quinn-take-budget-action <div>It's the last day of the fiscal year for the State of Illinois which means the pressure is on for Gov. Pat Quinn to sign a new budget into law. IPR's A<span style="line-height: 1.5;">manda </span>Vinicky<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.&nbsp;</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There's nothing on the governor's public schedule for Monday.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But that doesn't mean he won't be busy making official the spending plan passed by his fellow Democrats in the General Assembly.</span></p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:04:39 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 25688 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Deadline for Quinn to take budget action