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Gov. Pat Quinn delivered his annual State of the State address Wednesday. As he gave a brief run-through of his new budget Quinn tried to paint an optimistic future for the Prairie State. That’s no easy task.
Some community leaders on Chicago’s West Side don’t like the way Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration is doling out funds in a $31 million program to combat Chicago-area youth violence. They wonder why aldermen are involved and why the pastor of Ald.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says an inquiry by the Securities and Exchange Commission won’t interfere with the state’s plan to sell bonds next month. Kelly Kraft, a spokeswoman for the governor, says the SEC began the inquiry in September.