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
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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
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
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
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