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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

The Capitol Fax Blog

Tax issues are bipartisan because they work

But this rather draggy, not well produced YouTube ad by Republican Darlene Senger's campaign uses basically the same issue against her Democratic opponent Obviously, Foster did pay some taxes, like sales taxes.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Lincolnshire Review

Quinn announces Lake County construction project investments

Governor Pat Quinn today announced capital investments of more than $333,000 for construction projects Lake County.


Related Topix: US Governors, Lake County, IL, Illinois, Libertyville, IL, Franklin Park, IL, Zion, IL

CE News

Illinois governor signs Clean Water Initiative

Chicago - Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn is expected to sign into law legislation that will help Illinois cities better prepare for the impacts of climate change.


Related Topix: US Governors, Deval Patrick, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

CBS Local

Quinn, Rauner Spar Over Crime-Fighting Policies

Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner traded barbs Thursday on the issue of violent crime, as the governor sought to make Rauner's support for ownership of assault weapons a major campaign issue.


Related Topix: US Governors, Cook County, IL, Chris Christie

Voice of America

US Jobless Benefit Claims Hit 8-Year Low

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, surrounded by workers, holds up an approximately $1-billion capital spending plan intended to create jobs and help repair Illinois roads and bridges, during a signing ceremony in Chicago, July 22, 2014.


Related Topix: US Governors

The Capitol Fax Blog

Internal Maywood politics caused shift in NRI grant money

Newly released emails from Gov. Pat Quinn's office show politics appeared to trump credentials when deciding how big a serving some nonprofits should get from his now-tarnished $54.5 million Neighborhood Recovery Initiative anti-violence grant program.


Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Danny Davis, Democrat, Cook County, IL, Oak Lawn, IL

Highway Construction Program Launched

The state has a mini road construction program under way. The last capital program, worth $31 billion over five years, expired at the end of last month.


Related Topix: US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NBC Chicago

Opinion: What Bruce Rauner's Uber Love Means For Illinois

When Bruce Rauner professed his love for Uber on Tuesday, calling for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill that would impose heavy regulations upon the rapidly growing ride-share start-up, his gushing message signaled progress for the youthful tech-innovation crowd and potential doom for the taxi industry.


Related Topix: Illinois, US Governors, Rick Perry, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Opinion

Microbeads Be Gone! Land of Lincoln First to Ban Synthetic Beads in Skin Care

Others states are still considering legislation, but Governor Pat Quinn have made it happen! Last month Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation banning the manufacture and sale of personal care products containing synthetic microbeads.


Related Topix: US Governors, Environment, Science