Gov. Quinn

Governer Quinn visits Quad Cities

Oct 16, 2014
Peoria Public Radio

Christmas has come early to the Quad Cities. Today, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn came to town to announce the state will provide low interest loans to both Moline and Rock Island for major upgrades to their water and sewer systems. 

Ridesharing: To regulate or not

Sep 29, 2014
technori.com / Peoria Public Radio

The ridesharing company Uber says it wants to bring more than 400 jobs to Chicago. But that could hinge on a bill in Springfield.

Gov. Quinn wants to cut funding for school buses

May 6, 2013

Governor Pat Quinn is calling for massive cuts to state spending on school buses.  He says it would stave off further cuts to classroom spending. But critics are asking, what good is classroom spending if students can't get to school? Illinois Public Radio's Chris Slaby reports.

Governor Pat Quinn vetoed legislation Sunday that would have eased the way for increases in electric rates. But it's not the first time he's opposed this sort of thing, and the legislature has so far been able to work around him. IPR’S Brian Mackey has more.