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1 hr ago | Forbes.com

The Real Financial Crisis in College

Wine Cellars, Shooting Clubs, a corrupted $20 Million State Grant, a College President's $500,000 Comp Package, $600 Million in Construction Projects, & much morea Nearly every day, the news headlines are screaming about the increasingly unattainable costs of tuition and the insurmountable price tag of attaining a college degree.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dundee, IL

4 hrs ago | National Review Online

The Coming Republican Takeover of... Illinois?

Gov. Pat Quinn is facing an increasingly uphill battle against Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, a new We Ask America poll shows .

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US News

8 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

Quinn Wants PCBs out of Clinton Landfill

Gov. Pat Quinn says the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency will block the storage of toxic PCBs in a central Illinois landfill that sits over an aquifer that provides water for 750,000 people.

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Related Topix: US Governors, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Illinois

12 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

Chicago aims to change view on prostitution

Governor Pat Quinn is expected to sign a new law on sex trafficking next month, which is another victory for advocates who've been battling to change the way people look at prostitution.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Cook County, IL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Time

Politicians Give Living on Minimum Wage a Whirl

Tim Ryan, Ted Strickland and Jan Schakowsky took part in #LiveTheWage challenge, and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn agreed to try it in the future "Washington is in a bubble that keeps our representatives away from the experiences of those they actually represent," Strickland wrote in Politico Magazine .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Ted Strickland, US Governors

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Nixon: Unaccompanied minors do not tax Mo. resources

Governor Pat Quinn drew criticism when he said Illinois should help in "whatever way necessary" to assist the unaccompanied children caught at the US border.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Immigration Reform, Missouri, Jay Nixon, Kids, Family

Examiner.com

Meet the man who took down D.C.'s handgun ban

A District Court judge ruled the city's ban on carrying handguns in public unconstitutional after the case languished for five years.

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Related Topix: Guns, Illinois, Illinois Government, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Governors

Evanston Review

Quinn, supporters stake out differences in Evanston

Democratic Governor Pat Quinn was back among friends in Democratic Evanston on Sunday, staking out positions on minimum wage, gun control, and health insurance, and contrasting them with Bruce Rauner, his Republican opponent in the fall election.

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Related Topix: Evanston, IL, Chicago, IL, Winnetka, IL

Illinoisreview

Schimpf poll indicates Illinois voters disinterested in social issues

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Related Topix: US Governors, Abortion, Gay/Lesbian

Quincy Journal

Illlinois Dem leaders urge minimum wage hike

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Sound-off 7/28

I am writing regarding the parking meters around St. Peter's Cathedral and St. Elizabeth's Hospital on Second Street in Belleville.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL, Washington Park, IL, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Sparta, IL

CBS Local

Politicians, Activists Hold Rally On Minimum Wage Referendum

At a rally on Sunday, Governor Pat Quinn, Senator Dick Durbin, Representatives Jan Schakowsky and Danny Davis and Mike Quigley all joined the group "Raise Illinois" to launch a new campaign, aimed at getting half a million people to pledge to vote for an increase in Illinois' minimum wage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, US Governors, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Mike Quigley

Illinoisreview

Democrats commit to Raise Illinois' minimum wage

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Dick Durbin, US News, US Governors

Bellingham Herald

Quinn, Rauner budget plans leave questions

In this July 21, 2014 photo, Illinois Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner speaks during a news conference in Chicago.

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Northwest Herald

Arevalo: 'Ban the box' law going into effect in 2015

In June, Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Law, Employment / Labor Law

KWQC-TV Davenport

Quinn announces $1.2 million for Broadview park

Gov. Pat Quinn says the state is awarding $1.2 million in capital construction funding to help renovate a recreation center at a park in suburban Chicago.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Renaming the Circle -- a loopy idea

I'm all for affording former Mayor Jane Byrne a long overdue geographical honor, but I draw the line at the Circle.

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Belleville News Democrat

Despite court setback, Murray parents 'absolutely' remain united

Despite a judge's ruling that the state can close its Warren G. Murray Developmental Center in Centralia, parents are in no hurry to find new homes for their loved ones.

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NBC Chicago

Failed Motel Owner's Shady Development Project Suckered Quinn, Madigan and Durbin

Anshoo Sethi, the young owner of a failed O'Hare-area motel, managed to trick Illinois' political heavies into supporting his grand ambition to erect a massive $913 million hotel-and-convention center near the airport despite having no building permits, construction plans or legit franchise deals with Hyatt and other chains.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, US Governors

The Daily Gazette

Local hospitals to take cautious approach to medical marijuana

Once that happens, doctors and patients will face the challenge of appropriately implementing the drug's use for medical purposes, which has come about largely because of its popular illegal use for recreation.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Pain

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