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Government
1:24 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Quinn: keep income tax rate, give property tax breaks

Governor Pat Quinn Wednesday gave his annual budget speech. He is trying to sell a plan that keeps in place Illinois’ 5-percent income tax rate, but which will give homeowners a $500 annual break in property taxes:

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Government
5:02 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Quinn can’t put off budget speech any longer

Governor Pat Quinn put off Tio Hardiman in Tuesday’s primary, but he can’t put off his budget address any longer.  

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Government
4:17 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Quinn delivers State of State address

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn delivered his sixth State of the State address Wednesday. As Illinois Public Radio's Brian Mackey reports, Quinn's speech was pretty much what you'd expect from a man fighting to keep his job ... despite some of the lowest approval ratings of any governor in America.

                           

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Government
5:22 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Quinn to give budget address this week

  Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is scheduled to present his budget address in Springfield later this week. “Obviously our pension reform will be part of the address, the need for getting that done right and getting it done now,” Quinn says.   Illinois is reported to have the worst-funded pension system in the country - and has about $97 billion in unfunded obligations. Quinn has said the pensions are unsustainable.

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