Posts Tagged ‘ Pat Quinn ’

Rauner camp brings a gun to a petition fight

August 24, 2014
Rauner camp brings a gun to a petition fight

The Illinois GOP’s standard bearer is a guy apparently comfortable with skullduggery that would make the Chicago Democratic Machine blush.

Quinn’s choice Paul Vallas was GOP’s choice for 2010

November 8, 2013
Quinn’s choice Paul Vallas was GOP’s choice for 2010

Governor Pat Quinn isn’t the only one who likes Paul Vallas.

TRIBUNE: Quinn suspends lawmakers’ salaries in pension dispute

July 10, 2013
TRIBUNE: Quinn suspends lawmakers’ salaries in pension dispute

Gov. Pat Quinn suspends state lawmakers' pay until they come up with a comprehensive solution to the state's public pension mess.

SJ-R: Illinois enacts nation’s final concealed-gun law

July 9, 2013
SJ-R: Illinois enacts nation’s final concealed-gun law

Illinois joined the rest of the nation Tuesday by authorizing its residents to carry concealed weapons.

AP: Gov Quinn not sure of his support of gay marriage

February 15, 2012
AP: Gov Quinn not sure of his support of gay marriage

IL Gov. Pat Quinn says he doesn't know if he would support legislation giving same sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples.

AP: Gov. Pat Quinn says in Illinois we call it a Christmas tree

December 2, 2011
AP: Gov. Pat Quinn says in Illinois we call it a Christmas tree

Is it a Christmas tree or a holiday tree? In Illinois it's a Christmas tree.

SUN-TIMES: Gov. Quinn says he’ll back scaled-down gambling expansion

October 17, 2011
SUN-TIMES: Gov. Quinn says he’ll back scaled-down gambling expansion

Gov. Pat Quinn won’t sign a massive gambling expansion bill and, in its place, proposed a scaled-back alternative.

State GOP Chair Pat Brady defends state employee pay raises

September 26, 2011
State GOP Chair Pat Brady defends state employee pay raises

The GOP isn’t advancing in Illinois because we’ve got officials like Judy Baar Topinka, Dan Rutherford and Pat Brady trying to out-Democrat the Democrats.

QC TIMES: Quinn vetoes ComEd/Ameren rate hike proposal

September 12, 2011
QC TIMES: Quinn vetoes ComEd/Ameren rate hike proposal

Gov. Pat Quinn vetoes legislation to allow Ameren and ComEd to raise their electric rates to pay for upgrades to the power grid.

AP: Judge sides with Gov. Quinn in superintendent pay dispute

August 26, 2011
AP: Judge sides with Gov. Quinn in superintendent pay dispute

A circuit judge has upheld Gov. Pat Quinn’s authority to eliminate salaries for regional school superintendents across Illinois.