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1 hr ago | Daily Herald

Mobile home residents: Landlord is mistreating them

Residents of a mobile home park near Des Plaines came to state and local officials Wednesday night to air grievances about their landlord, whom they accuse of being too heavy-handed enforcing rules in their leases.

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

2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Quinn's speed-limit bill veto adds fuel to debate

In rejecting a bill that would have raised speed limits to 70 mph throughout Illinois' 286-mile network of tollways, Gov. Pat Quinn reignited the debate on what constitutes the safest pace for vehicles on the road.

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Related Topix: US Governors

3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Let's shake it up and get to work

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Related Topix: US Governors, Federal Prisons, Prison, Small Business, Personal Finance, Illinois, Tax

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBEZ-FM Chicago

A tale of two states

George Brown of Valparaiso, Indiana, works for a steel mill these days, but at one time, his main gig was construction - across the state border in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Valparaiso, IN, US Governors, Mitch Daniels

The Southtown Star

Court fee to help finance new Will Co. courthouse

A proposed new Will County Courthouse got its first source of funding Wednesday when Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law allowing the county to adopt a "judicial facilities fee."

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Related Topix: US Governors, Joliet, IL

JD Supra

New Bill Expands Illinois Human Rights Act's Pregnancy Protections

On August 26, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed House Bill 8 , amending the Illinois Human Rights Act by placing new obligations on employers with respect to pregnant employees.

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Related Topix: Pregnancy, Medicine, Health, US Governors

The Nation

Pregnant Women Just Earned More Workplace Rights in Illinois

Once upon a time, when a working woman became pregnant, she'd typically be expected to leave her job and retreat into full-time domestic duties.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US News, Liberal Political News

Lincoln Daily News

Quinn says no to statewide rideshare regulations

Special to Watchdog.org C HICAGO - Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft will continue to operate in Illinois free of the regulations proposed by the state legislation this past spring.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

The News-Gazette

Callis campaign starts TV ads

Challenger Ann Callis is the first candidate - other than gubernatorial contenders Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner - to hit the television airwaves with commercials this election season.

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Related Topix: Days of our Lives, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, US Governors, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Rodney Davis, Collinsville, IL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

NBC Chicago

How Bruce Rauner Can Woo Chicago Voters

The multi-millionaire Republican venture capitalist - who's waging a successful grassroots campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Quinn - has shifted attention to Cook County , the largest voting block in the Land of Lincoln and one dominated by diehard Democrats.

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Related Topix: Cook County, IL, US Governors, Bill Brady, University of Illinois Chicago

The Capitol Fax Blog

*** UPDATED x1 *** Quinn again deflects responsibility to IDOT

Gov. Pat Quinn says it was up to his transportation secretary to follow employment rules even when hiring candidates the governor's office favored.

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WSIL

Quinn: Agencies Must Follow Hiring Rules

Gov. Pat Quinn says it was up to his transportation secretary to follow employment rules even when hiring candidates the governor's office favored.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government

Business Journal

Gov. Pat Quinn signs anti-discrimination law for pregnant women

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn today signed a new law aimed at fighting discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chicago Heights, IL

Washington Times

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

Gov. Pat Quinn signed a couple of bills last week to make it easier for voters to get rid of unnecessary and wasteful units of government.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, Opinion

Hawk Eye

Quinn vetoes Illinois ridesharing regulations

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has vetoed two related bills that would have placed statewide rules on the unregulated industry that ... 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Social Software, Burlington, IA

Chicago Tribune

Biden, Emanuel, Quinn call for minimum wage hike

Mayor Rahm Emanuel laughs with Gov. Pat Quinn during a January breakfast honoring Rev.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, US Governors, Breakfast, Life, Food, Joe Biden, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Richard Durbin

Mon Aug 25, 2014

101.5 CIL-FM

Get Covered Illinois PR Contract Renewed

Governor Pat Quinn's administration has renewed its contract with the public relations firm that handled promotion of Get Covered Illinois in the first year of President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Public Relations, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

WBEZ-FM Chicago

Quinn kills - Uber Bill'

Dan Burgess, once an enthusiastic driver for several ridesharing platforms, says he's temporarily boycotting Uber.

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101.5 CIL-FM

Federal Subpoena Sought Quinna s Ex-Advisers In Anti-Violence Investigation

A grand jury has subpoenaed the emails of three former top advisers to Pat Quinn as part of a federal investigation into the governor's troubled anti-violence program.

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The Daily Caller

Illinois Governor Vetoes Anti-Ridesharing Bill, Taxis Protest

Two bills forwarded by the taxi industry to provide a statewide regulatory framework for ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft were vetoed by the governor Monday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports .

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Related Topix: Illinois, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Conservative Political News

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