Governor Pat Quinn

State News
1:01 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Legislative probe into anti-violence program on hold

A legislative probe of former high-level members of Governor Pat Quinn's administration will be on hold for much of the campaign season.  A two-day hearing on the matter wrapped up Thursday morning. IPR's Amanda Vinicky reports.

Federal prosecutors had asked lawmakers to hold off getting public testimony from a handful of Quinn insiders.
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State News
3:02 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Legislators to decide whether to discuss or hold investigation of anti-violence program

Governor Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program will be in the spotlight Wednesday when a bipartisan legislative commission meets in Chicago.  

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State News
3:30 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Rauner blasts Quinn over anti-violence program

  Republican Bruce Rauner says Governor Pat Quinn needs to come clean on the anti-violence program that's a target of a federal probe.  

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State News
5:00 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Federal request to pospone investigation of NRI

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.

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Peoria Public Radio News
3:05 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Vallas calls for Rauner to release tax returns

The Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor is calling for Republican Bruce Rauner to release his complete tax returns for the past three years.

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Peoria Public Radio News
12:43 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Gov. announces disaster relief for tornado-stricken communities

$11.6 million of state relief is being made available to help the communities hit by the November 2013 tornadoes.

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State News
6:03 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Governor Quinn signs budget

Illinois will have a budget in place when the state's new fiscal year begins Tuesday. The governor signed it into law Monday.  

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State News
7:04 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Deadline for Quinn to take budget action

Credit Brian Mackey / Illinois Public Radio/WUIS

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 Amanda Vinicky reports. 

There's nothing on the governor's public schedule for Monday. But that doesn't mean he won't be busy making official the spending plan passed by his fellow Democrats in the General Assembly.

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education
10:24 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Governor signs new anti-bullying law

All Illinois schools will have to create and implement anti-bullying policies, under a new law signed by the governor Thursday at a Chicago school.  

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State News
10:10 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Decision on new Illinois pension law on hold

It could be December before a judge decides on the legality of Illinois' pension overhaul law for at least another five months.

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