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  1. Gov. Quinn to Make a Major Passenger Rail Service Announcement in Rockford ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | WIFR

    Quinn announces $8.6B construction program Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. SPRINGFIELD, Ill.


  2. Mental Health Facility Bill Passes IL SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | WIFR

    It's part of a busy day in Springfield for State Senator Steve Stadelman. A plan introduced by Stadelman passed through the senate.


  3. Illinois Bill Backlog Could Fall To $5.6 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 | WIFR

    The State Journal-Register reports the backlog is expected to fall to $5.6 billion by June 30, which is the end of the current fiscal year.


  4. New Stamp in Honor of Abraham Lincoln's 205th BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2014 | WIFR

    U.S. Postal Service officials will at the Old State Capitol in Springfield February 12th to unveil the new stamp.


  5. IL Lawmaker Eyes Smoking Ban for Cars with KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2014 | WIFR

    An Illinois lawmaker has introduced legislation that'd make it illegal to smoke in a car while a child is present.


  6. New Rules for Schools Could Ban Illinois State SnackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2014 | WIFR

    New federal rules aimed at offering students healthier food options could mean Illinois schools won't be able to sell some types of the state's official snack food.


  7. Illinois Delays Start of Income Tax Filing SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | WIFR

    Illinois revenue officials say residents won't be able to file their 2013 income taxes until the end of January -- a two-week delay.


  8. IDOT : Many Illinois Roads Still Slick, DangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2014 | WIFR

    Transportation officials are urging Illinoisans to avoid unnecessary travel because most roads throughout the state remain coated with snow and ice.


  9. IL Opening Warming Centers Ahead of Frigid AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2014 | WIFR

    Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday urged residents to use any of the state's warming centers.


  10. Cell Phone Law New Challenge for Drivers in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2013 | WIFR

    Starting Jan. 1, Illinois motorists can talk and drive only if they use a hands-free device to conduct cellphone conversations.


  11. Quinn Wants Higher Minimum Wage by Christmas 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2013 | WIFR

    Gov. Pat Quinn says he wants to raise Illinois' minimum wage to at least $10 by Christmas of next year.


  12. Quinn Seeking Pension Reform Payoff in CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2013 | WIFR

    Gov. Pat Quinn went without a paycheck for months to make the point that lawmakers needed to pass a pension reform bill.


  13. Quinn Stands To Collect $74,000 in Back SalaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2013 | WIFR

    Gov. Pat Quinn is set to get about $74,000 in back pay now that Illinois lawmakers have finally approved a pension deal.


  14. Illinois Will Begin License Exams for ImmigrantsRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | WIFR

    Illinois is beginning to let immigrants apply for a driver's license if they're living in the U.S. illegally.


  15. Pension Plan Goes to Illinois House, SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2013 | WIFR

    A bipartisan committee of lawmakers has approved a plan to deal with Illinois' $100 billion pension problem.


  16. Illinois Farmers Finish Fall HarvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2013 | WIFR

    The State Journal-Register reports farmers are working on fall tillage and applying fertilizer on their fields ahead of the spring.


  17. Illinois Marks 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2013 | WIFR

    Governor Quinn was among those at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum to see and hear a hand-written copy of the Gettysburg Address.


  18. Lawmakers Told to be Ready for December SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2013 | WIFR

    A top aide to House Speaker Michael Madigan is telling Illinois lawmakers to be ready for a special session in Springfield in December.


  19. "Focused" Cullerton Doesn't Vote on Gay MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2013 | WIFR

    Illinois Senate President John Cullerton was "so focused" on legislative maneuvering ahead of this week's gay marriage decision in Springfield that he neglected to vote on the bill.


  20. Senate Adjourns without Voting on Tax BreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2013 | WIFR

    The Illinois Senate has adjourned its fall session without voting on tax breaks for Archer Daniels Midland Company or the newly merged OfficeMax and Office Depot.


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