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State News
4:44 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Governer Quinn visits Quad Cities

Credit 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. 

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State News
3:55 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Ridesharing: To regulate or not

Credit 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.

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State News
7:44 am
Mon May 6, 2013

Gov. Quinn wants to cut funding for school buses

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.

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State News
7:24 am
Mon May 6, 2013

Gov. vetoes measure making it easier to increase electric rates

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.


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