Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn is sending more signals that he wants changes to a controversial gambling measure. For Quinn, the lobbying has never let up since lawmakers passed a casino expansion package in the spring.
The Republican National Committee is criticizing President Barack Obama for attending a fundraiser in Chicago Wednesday night.Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady says the President should instead focus on job creation.
Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn said legislators should prepare to re-address new labor rules for workers at McCormick Place. Labor groups sued after the General Assembly passed new rules that allow exhibitors to do more of their own work setting up for conventions, instead of using union workers.
Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn said Tuesday he had no choice but to cancel pay raises for 30,000 state workers. Members of the labor group AFSCME, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, are picketing at various locations across Illinois Tuesday.