Posts Tagged ‘ Pat Quinn ’

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.

TRIBUNE: Quinn criticizes gambling bill at State Fair, will GOP do the same?

August 17, 2011
TRIBUNE: Quinn criticizes gambling bill at State Fair, will GOP do the same?

Let’s see if any Republican officials will use the same platform tomorrow to call for Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of the massive gambling expansion bill.

AP: Gov. Quinn plans to skip $77 million in raises

July 1, 2011
AP: Gov. Quinn plans to skip $77 million in raises

Gov. Pat Quinn wants to cancel raises for thousands of state employees to help cope with the Illinois budget crisis.

LINCOLN COURIER: Gov. Quinn says no thanks to bailout

February 8, 2011
LINCOLN COURIER: Gov. Quinn says no thanks to bailout

Gov. Pat Quinn has two words for anyone talking bailout for the state: No thanks.