Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he won't go along with budget plans that include cuts to education. Legislators in the House of Representatives have approved a budget package that would cut $200 million to schools.
Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn said he welcomes subpoenas from the federal government looking into worker's compensation claims.The Associated Press reports federal prosecutors are investigating worker's comp claims at state agencies.
Trustees for the University of Illinois Wednesday are scheduled to vote on a tuition hike. Tuition would go up 6.9 percent for students starting this fall.Gov. Pat Quinn isn't saying if he endorses the move."The trustees came to that number. I'm sure they followed their conscience on that.
Updated at: 1:35 pm on 01/09/11Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has abolished the state's death penalty. The Democrat signed legislation Wednesday abandoning capital punishment, two months after Illinois lawmakers voted to do the same and more than a decade after former Gov.
Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn said cuts to state-funded drug and alcohol rehab centers won't be as deep as originally feared. Quinn's office had proposed major financial cuts to social services. But Quinn said the cuts aren't final yet."It's a dialogue. It's an ongoing process.