A bill Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed aims to limit the chaotic nature of judicial candidate filings in Cook County.Under the new law (Senate Bill 1586), candidates for judge will no longer be allowed to file for multiple races.
Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn is defending the state's civil union law in a dispute with a Catholic adoption agency. State officials say they won't renew foster care or adoption contracts with Catholic Charities.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he's ready to go to court over canceling pay raises for nearly 30,000 state workers. Quinn defended his decision to deny the raises by blaming the General Assembly for not appropriating the necessary money.
Friday officially marks the end of capital punishment in Illinois. A ban that Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law in March took effect at midnight, marking a quiet final chapter in story that propelled Illinois into the center of an international debate just a decade ago. In 2000, then-Gov.