Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is asking business leaders to help him pass legislation that will mean pain for union members and poor families.Quinn says Illinois must control the growing cost of government pensions and health care.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are exchanging jabs over which state reigns supreme for economic growth.Walker told Illinois business groups in Springfield Tuesday that if he isn't re-elected, his state will experience the financial issues that Illinois is currently facing.
Governor Pat Quinn met with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Monday to discuss Illinois's exports to South America. Today, Eight Forty-Eight catches up with the Governor to talk about that meeting. We'll also ask the Governor about rising gas prices and the future of video gaming law in Illinois.
Guests on Afternoon Shift's 3 p.m. hour include House Minority Leader Tom Cross (R-84th), House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie (D-25th), Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka (R), State Sen. Heather Steans (D-7th), former Gov. Jim Edgar, former State Rep.
Governor Pat Quinn wants to change Illinois' constitution to allow voters to enact ethics reform through popular initiative and referendum.Quinn called for the passage of the so-called "Lincoln Amendment" on Sunday which would have been Abraham Lincoln's 203rd birthday.The Democrat says the ame