Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is floating an idea to suspend a billion dollars in state financial aid to local governments around the state.Budget negotiations have been ongoing in Springfield. Quinn has proposed borrowing more than $4 billion to help pay the state's bills.
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.