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Monday | My FOX Chicago

Quinn to tour state promoting housing program

Quinn spoke in Chicago on Monday in the first of four planned appearances around the state to urge people to take advantage of "Welcome Home Illinois" that offers homebuyers $7,500 for a down payment and interest rates as low as 3.75 percent for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Kos

IL-Gov: Convited Felon William Cellini Backs Bruce Rauner

Springfield powerbroker William Cellini is back on the political scene, following his release from prison late last year.

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Related Topix: Springfield, IL, US Governors, Sangamon County, IL, Pat Quinn, Pension

Tue Apr 08, 2014

NJ.com

Chris Christie's crisis: Fireworks at the Bridgegate committee

"We could earn our keep here by taking some actions on reform at the Port Authority," - Republican Assemblywoman Amy Handlin A great man once said, "It's not the beginning of the end, but it is the end of the beginning."

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Monmouth County, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Fort Lee, NJ, Opinion

Mon Apr 07, 2014

American Reporter

Market MoverBUSH'S Mini-Bailout Missed a Mega-Opportunity

Every worker in America should be cheering for the workers at the Chicago-based Republic Windows and Doors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government

WAND-TV Decatur

Rauner campaign blasts Quinn, Vallas over new job

The company's CEO is Bill Brandt, whom Quinn re-appointed chairman of the Illinois Finance Authority.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

MLive.com

Ex-Ficano aide received $700,000, interest in Carribean condo through Wayne County HealthChoice kickback scheme

Grundy is accused of a kickback scheme that net him $700,000 and ownership in a condo located in the Caribbean Sea.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

TheStreet.com

Grover: Why I Have No Pity for Poor Little Rich Men

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Illinois, US Governors, Illinois Government, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Opinion, Business News

Sun Apr 06, 2014

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

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In this Feb. 3, 2009 file photo released by CBS, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, left, visits with host David Letterman on the set of "The Late Show with David Letterman," in New York.

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Related Topix: More, Rock-N-Roll, Illinois, US Governors, Television, CBS, Media, Illinois Government, Showtime Networks, The Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy, Entertainment

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Is 'graduated income tax' too complicated?

Illinois Sen. Don Harmon, D-Oak Park, speaks to reporters during a news conference at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Springfield, Ill.

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Related Topix: Tax, Illinois, Illinois Government, Springfield, IL, US Governors

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KRCR

On this day: April 2

After two trials, Blagojevich would ultimately be found guilty on most of the charges and sentenced to 14 years in federal prison.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Huffington Post

Illinois Voters Believe Corruption Is Rampant In State, Chicago Politics: New Poll

Respondents to the poll are apparently even less confident in Illinois elected officials than they are in federal officials.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel, Illinois, Illinois Government, US News, US House of Representatives, Jesse Jackson, Democrat, US Politics, Chicago, IL, US Governors

NJ.com

Bridge scandal panel's legal costs near $250,000, records show

TRENTON - Legal costs for the legislative investigation into operations of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the September lane closings at the George Washington Bridge have surpassed $243,000, records obtained by The Star-Ledger show.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors

Mon Mar 31, 2014

CBS Local

Nearly 90 Percent Say Illinois, Chicago Government Is Corrupt

When the poll accounts for the people who say that corruption is somewhat common in the state, a whopping 89 percent feel corruption is a way of life in the Land Of Lincoln.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Illinoisreview

Green Party announces roster of Illinois candidates

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Related Topix: US Governors

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Capitol Fax Blog

For a service tax before he was against it

I won't institute any new, unfair taxes on everyday services that working people rely on.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, Pat Quinn

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Daily Kos

An Environmental Justice Agenda from Illinois Coal & Fracking Fighters

Illinois is facing an extraction crisis. Expanded coal mining and the looming threat of fracking will create an unprecedented two-pronged threat to southern and central Illinois.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

American Reporter

Market MoverBUSH'S Mini-Bailout Missed a Mega-Opportunity

Every worker in America should be cheering for the workers at the Chicago-based Republic Windows and Doors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Free Republic

Quinn tells lawmakers to make 'hard choice' on...

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn today proposed making permanent the temporary income tax increase he signed into law three years ago, fully framing the debate over his fall re-election bid against Republican Bruce Rauner who wants the tax hike rolled back.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Tax, Illinois, Illinois Government

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Northwest Herald

Our View: The fight for public access

Attorney General Lisa Madigan recently released a 2013 report of activities by her office's Public Access Bureau.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

Illinoisreview

SEIU endorses Quinn

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government

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