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  • Quinn wants deep cuts, $1-a-pack cigarette tax hike for Medicaid

    Quinn wants deep cuts, $1-a-pack cigarette tax hike for Medicaid
    Gov. Pat Quinn today outlined his plan to overhaul the state’s health care system for the poor, an approach that includes a $1-a-pack hike in cigarette taxes coupled with deep cuts that will sharply curtail services. The governor repeatedly has...
  • Cullerton says progress being made on business tax relief deal

    Cullerton says progress being made on business tax relief deal
    Senate President John Cullerton said Thursday that progress is being made toward a broad deal to pair tax breaks for the city’s financial exchanges with relief for smaller businesses and individual taxpayers. Legislative leaders, who meet privately...
  • Romney, allies buy $2.2 million of TV ad time in Illinois

    Romney, allies buy $2.2 million of TV ad time in Illinois
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney might not be campaigning in Illinois until Monday, but he’s poised to saturate the state’s airwaves during the final week before the Illinois primary. The contender and a political action...
  • Quinn wants unions back at table on McCormick Place changes

    Quinn wants unions back at table on McCormick Place changes
    Gov. Pat Quinn today tried to pressure McCormick Place union leaders back to the negotiating table to consider work-rule changes, saying he'll call lawmakers back to Springfield in September to act if an agreement can't be reached. The changes, put in...
  • Illinois Republicans rip Democrats ahead of pension special session

    Illinois Republicans rip Democrats ahead of pension special session
    SPRINGFIELD --- Republicans leaders today wasted no time laying the blame for the state's financial woes at the feet of powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan and his fellow Democrats, saying that now is the time to act like adults and pass sorely...
  • Quinn close on deal to avoid facility closures

    Quinn close on deal to avoid facility closures
    Gov. Pat Quinn said Wednesday that he’s close to a deal with lawmakers that would keep seven state facilities open through the end of the budget year and prevent 1,900 layoffs. Quinn said his office has been working with legislative budget leaders...
  • Illinois Senate passes ban on scandal-plagued scholarship program

    Illinois Senate passes ban on scandal-plagued scholarship program
    The Illinois Senate today overwhelmingly approved the elimination of a century-old legislative scholarship program that has come under federal investigation and long been abused by politicians who passed out the tuition waivers to relatives and the...
  • Feds say no to Quinn on tightening Medicaid proof

    Illinois wanted to tighten up the way it reviews whether people are eligible for Medicaid coverage, but the Obama administration has refused to go along, an action a state Republican leader called “absolutely ridiculous.” One of the long-...
  • Quinn wants Madigan push to end controversial scholarships

    Quinn wants Madigan push to end controversial scholarships
    Gov. Pat Quinn said Thursday that he will ask House Speaker Michael Madigan to run legislation later this month to eliminate the scandal-plagued legislative scholarship program. The governor’s comments came a day after Madigan indicated he would...
  • Illinois Supreme Court rejects Republican remap challenge

    Illinois Supreme Court rejects Republican remap challenge
    The Illinois Supreme Court today rejected a Republican challenge to have the state’s new Democratic-drawn legislative map tossed as unconstitutional. The remap challenge was decided on a 4-3 party-line decision. In February, House Republican...
  • Quinn: Blagojevich conviction 'serious day for our state'

    Quinn: Blagojevich conviction 'serious day for our state'
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, who assumed office after Blagojevich's impeachment, said today’s guilty verdict marks "a serious day for our state." Quinn said Blagojevich's corruption conviction, along with that of previous Gov. George Ryan,...