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3 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

State law aims at improving system, but many local districts already in compliance

Children participate in a "Happy Dance" on Friday at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil. Mary Beth Nolan for Shaw Media Kaneland Superintendant Jeff Schuler speaks Friday as part of a Kindness Campaign event at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.

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7 hrs ago | Illinoisreview

Advocates for the developmentally disabled question Quinn/Emanuel commitment

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11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Prison watchdog praises Aurora halfway house

Two years after Gov. Pat Quinn targeted for closure an Aurora center that helps female prisoners prepare to rejoin society, a top prison watchdog Tuesday gave it high marks.

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Related Topix: US Governors, State Prisons, Fox Valley Adult Transition Center, Prison, Illinois

12 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Chicago aldermen endorse higher phone fees

Everyone with a phone billed to a Chicago address would be hit with a 911 fee increase by Oct. 1 under a measure the City Council Finance Committee endorsed Tuesday.

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12 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

Quinn Signs Millionaire Tax Referendum

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that will put a non-binding referendum on the ballot, asking whether the state's constitution should be amended to add an additional 3 percent tax on all income over $1 million.

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14 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Nonbinding question for increasing millionaires' tax approved by Quinn

Legislation that will allow voters to give their opinion on whether Illinois millionaires should pay more income tax has been signed by Governor Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

16 hrs 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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18 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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22 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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Yesterday | 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

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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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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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Illinoisreview

Schimpf poll indicates Illinois voters disinterested in social issues

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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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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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Illinoisreview

Democrats commit to Raise Illinois' minimum wage

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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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