State News
9:17 am
Mon December 29, 2014

Winter Hunting Opportunities Available For People With Disabilities

Originally published on Mon December 29, 2014 5:01 am

The archery season for deer and turkey continues into mid-January for some counties.  

Since 1999, Illinois state parks where hunting is available have opened their gates to people with disabilities.

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4:41 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

State disability advocates worried about new healthcare initiative

Advocates for people with disabilities say they're worried Governor Pat Quinn's newest healthcare initiative would crowd out certain groups. 

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9:50 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Quinn questioned on closing state facilities

Under the direction of Governor Pat Quinn, Illinois is closing another state facility for people with severe developmental disabilities.  He shuttered the Jacksonville Developmental Center last year.  Next, is the Murray Developmental Center, in Centralia.  But he admits, he has never been to either.  IPR’s Amanda Vinicky reports.:  Governor Pat Quinn was walking toward the Capitol Thursday when he was confronted by Rita Winkeler.

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