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
Monday was a tough day at the track for proponents of gambling expansion in Illinois. The General Assembly’s gambling bill never actually made it to Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk; but that didn’t stop him from shooting it down.