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Quinn backs county ballot measure on gun laws

CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn has thrown his support behind a Cook County ballot measure that asks voters to weigh in on Illinois gun laws. 111 more words


Gov. Quinn, Rauner Trade Barbs Over Budget Plans

(CBS) — The budget debate between Democrat Governor Pat Quinn and Republican rival Bruce Rauner now includes accusations of “flim-flamming” and “flip-flopping, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. 168 more words


Quinn Signs Fair Hiring Law

CHICAGO (AP) Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation requiring private employers in Illinois to first evaluate job applicants’ skills then ask about criminal histories.

The legislation makes Illinois the fifth state to bar private employers from requiring disclosure of a criminal history until an applicant is determined qualified for a position. 92 more words


Governor Quinn Unveils Mandela Road in Chicago

CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today was joined by state and local officials on what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 96th birthday to unveil the newly-designated Mandela Road in Chicago. 343 more words


Feds want state panel to delay Quinn investigation

Illinois lawmakers met today to discuss the Gov Quinn’s scandal-plagued anti-violence grant program.   Only Billy Ocasio, former alderman and senior advisor to Governor Quinn showed up for the hearing. 176 more words


Governor Quinn Urges Action After Deadly Shootings

After two violent weekends in Chicago, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is urging legislators to pass legislation that he says will make neighborhoods safer.

The Illinois Public Safety Act would ban the sale or delivery of assault weapons and high capacity ammunition magazines. 221 more words


Gov. Quinn joins pastor, community activists on peace march

The weekly peace march at Saint Sabina Church is all about preventing violence and protecting the area around the church, but tonight Father Michael Pfleger let it take a political tone. 316 more words