Illinois Governor Pat Quinn

Peoria Public Radio News
6:16 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Quinn rallies for more collegiate MAP money in his budget

BU President Joanne Glasser speaks during Govern Pat Quinn's campus visit.
Credit Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is traveling the state touting his budget proposal to double collegiate MAP Grant funding over five years. Quinn’s stops Wednesday included Bradley University in Peoria and Western Illinois University in Macomb.

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State News
9:45 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

State Budget Address delayed amid expected cuts

Illinois lawmakers Wednesday gave Governor Pat Quinn an extra month to figure out the state budget. He hastily signed the delay into law.

Republicans charge Quinn is playing politics. But as Brian Mackey reports, the looming cuts are something hardly anyone seems eager to talk about.

 

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State News
4:39 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Illinois pension reform is law

A major overhaul of Illinois' pensions is now law. Governor Pat Quinn held a private bill-signing ceremony Thursday in Chicago. A court challenge seeking to stop it from taking effect is certain. 

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State News
6:44 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Quinn continues fight to block lawmakers' pay

A judge says Governor Pat Quinn went too far this summer when he blocked paychecks for Illinois lawmakers. Members of the General Assembly have missed two paydays so far, and it's not clear when they'll get their money.

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