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3 hrs ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | 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.


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

8 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Tax

15 hrs ago | 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.


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

19 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: US Governors

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.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Governors, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Illinois Travel, Chicago Travel, University of Illinois Chicago, Opinion

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.


Related Topix: US Governors, Okawville, IL

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.


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.


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

The News-Gazette

Quinn: Aquifer action on way

Further action to protect the Mahomet Aquifer - the source of drinking water for about 750,000 central Illinoisans - is imminent, Gov. Pat Quinn said Friday at a bill-signing on the University of Illinois campus.


Related Topix: Illinois, Mahomet, IL, US Governors, Illinois Government, Champaign County, IL

The Daily Gazette

'Rita's Law' should help fight corruption

When out-of-staters are asked what comes to mind when they think about Illinois, government corruption is right up there near the top of the list.


Related Topix: Rod Blagojevich, US Governors, Dixon, IL

Daily Herald

Sen. Kirk's office challenges Illinois migrant figures

Recent data released by the federal government may reflect only a fraction of how many unaccompanied children apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border are in Illinois, with state officials saying hundreds more could be at shelters.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US News, US Senate, Republican, Illinois, US Governors

Fri Jul 25, 2014

NBC Chicago

Michelle Obama Attends Beyonce Concert After Chicago Fundraiser

After headlining a fundraiser at Chicago's Waldorf Astoria on Thursday, Michelle Obama stopped by River North eatery Sunda before joining her daughters for the Beyonce/Jay-Z concert at Soldier Field.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Chicago, IL, River North (Chicago, IL), US Governors

Asbury Park Press

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Christie campaigns for Rauner in Chicago New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he plans to fight for Republican Bruce Rauner.


Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie

Chicago Tribune

Christie brings $2.5 million for Rauner, springs for hot dogs

After ordering a jumbo chili cheese dog with onions to go at Portillo's on Friday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he delivered a $2.5 million check to Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner and promised more to come.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government

National Review Online

Moore: The Biggest Election of 2014

The Illinois governor's race pits incumbent Pat Quinn, a Democrat, against upstart non-politician Bruce Rauner.


Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, Rod Blagojevich, US Politics, Mitt Romney

KHQA-TV Quincy

Brown County gets state funds for construction projects

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced $3.3 million for project in Brown, Fulton, Henderson, Henry, Knox, Marshall and Mason Counties.


Related Topix: US Governors, Illinois


North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Issues Order...

The U.S. Embassy issued the following news release:The U.S. Embassy Manila's United States Agency for International Development is bringing together more than 150 representatives of small-scale water service providers to attend a co... Gov. Pat Quinn, D-Ill., issued the following news release:Governor Pat Quinn today signed legislation to help ... (more)


Related Topix: US Governors, Banking, InterAmerican Development Bank, Financial Services

My FOX Chicago

Cook County to get $4.7 million for construction

Cook County is getting more than $4.7 million from the state for construction projects, including new roofs for buildings at area colleges.


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