Quinn

State News
3:25 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

State funding announced for Moline I Wireless Center

The state of Illinois will help modernize the I Wireless Center in Moline. Thursday, Governor Pat Quinn came to the Quad Cities to formally announce a four-million-dollar grant from the public works program, Illinois Jobs Now.

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Government
4:34 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Quinn meeting with pension committee members

Governor Pat Quinn went months without meeting with members of the special legislative committee formed to draft a new pension plan.  But he has ramped up efforts this month.

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Business
6:02 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Quinn defends ADM veto threat

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn defends his threat to veto legislation to give tax incentives to Archer Daniels Midland Company to keeps its headquarters in Illinois.

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Government
5:56 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Quinn to push for another capital construction program

Illinois’ largest capital construction program expires next year and Governor Pat Quinn says he hopes to launch a similar program.

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Business
5:44 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Waiting game for large plant relocation in Central Illinois

Illinois is still waiting to see if its attempts to lure a $1.1 billion fertilizer plant went far enough.   Lawmakers this spring authorized an approximately $30 million tax incentive package in an attempt entice executives of Chicago's Cronus Chemicals LLC to build its new project in Tuscola, in the central Illinois.  But Iowa is offering its own tax incentives.  Spokesman Dave Lundy says the company is still evaluating cost estimates between the two sites. 

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State News
4:55 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

IL lawmaker questions Quinn’s tax credit ‘moratorium’

One downstate legislator questions why legislation addressing the future of major corporations in Illinois has to come after a solution is found to the state pension crisis. 

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State News
5:18 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Quinn: prolonged shutdown means more layoffs

Governor Pat Quinn says if the federal government shutdown continues, Illinois will have to lay off more workers whose paychecks come from federal funding.

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State News
6:43 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Quinn appeals to state’s high court

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is seeking a direct appeal to the state's high court, as he tries to withhold legislators' pay.

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Transportation
12:21 pm
Sat September 28, 2013

Quinn touts state funding for area road projects

The City of Peoria is getting more than $500,000 from the state for area road improvement projects.  Governor Pat Quinn made the announcement during a stop in Peoria Saturday. The funding is part of more than $5 million in the state’s latest Illinois Jobs Now program. Peoria City Manager Patrick Urich says the funding becomes even more important to road building and maintenance amid declining motor-fuel-tax revenues:

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Government
3:09 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Judge ruling: state lawmakers should get paid

A Cook County judge had harsh words Friday for Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, saying state lawmakers should get their paychecks again.  IPR’s Tony Arnold explains.
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