SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Democratic leaders are considering a move Thursday that’s opposed by Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner despite pledges of bipartisanship as the state enters its first divided government in more than a decade.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn says his future plans include organizing for causes he believes in, like veterans’ rights.
CHICAGO (AP) — Outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois’ economy is “significantly stronger” and unemployment has dropped during his tenure.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two Illinois lawmakers are calling for legislation to be considered during a special session this week that would combine the offices of the state comptroller and treasurer.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says research is still underway as his administration decides which businesses will receive permits to begin the state’s pilot medical marijuana program.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he hopes to convince lawmakers to agree to hold a special election in 2016 to replace late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A western Illinois mayor who lobbied for a pardon for 1800s abolitionist Richard Eells is cheering that the late man finally has been absolved of helping runaway slaves.
OAK PARK, Ill. (AP) — An investment of $26 million by taxpayers will allow communities across Illinois to buy land for parks and improve recreation.