A former aide to General David Petraeus has been nominated to be director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs.Governor Pat Quinn said Friday that Erica Borggren will be taking over the position vacated by Iraq War Veteran Dan Grant, who is leaving the position to attend Harvard's Masters
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn won't say whether he thinks the state tollway should increase rates.The Illinois Tollway says the plan is necessary to pay for a $12 billion project to repair and expand Chicago-area expressways. When pressed by reporters, Quinn refused to take a stand on the issue."
A new Illinois law signed Monday morning gives illegal immigrants access to private scholarships for college.Governor Pat Quinn was joined at Benito Juarez Community Academy on Chicago's West Side by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and others for the DREAM Act signing.Emanuel said he hopes the act will b
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn said Tuesday that he hopes to avoid calling a special session of the legislature in September over work-rule changes at McCormick Place convention center.The governor met with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and legislative leaders Tuesday morning to discuss the issue, but did
Scores of state union workers rallied in downtown Chicago Tuesday to protest a plan to cancel their pay increases in 14 agencies. They carried signs that said "Governor Quinn, keep your word", "Stand up for the middle class", and "Public servants deserve fair pay."
Look out, Illinois. Gov. Pat Quinn is joining the social media revolution.Acccording to the Associated Press, the governor’s office has launched an official Twitter feed and Flickr photo page, which they say the governor will use to get feedback from people around the state.
Friday marks the 40th anniversary of President Nixon's "War on Drugs." And this weekend is African American emancipation day, otherwise known as Juneteenth. For some there's a connection easily drawn between the two anniversaries.