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  • Feds ask for 90-day delay in lawmaker probe of Quinn grants

    Feds ask for 90-day delay in lawmaker probe of Quinn grants
    SPRINGFIELD — Federal authorities investigating Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s $54.5 million anti-violence grant program on Wednesday asked state lawmakers doing their own probe to hold off 90 days — a request that’s likely to be...
  • Feds on Quinn probe: Stand down or pose 'substantial risks' to investigation

    Feds on Quinn probe: Stand down or pose 'substantial risks' to investigation
    As Illinois Republicans argued Thursday that a legislative panel should push ahead with an election-year inquiry into Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled anti-violence program, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a letter to clear up any misunderstanding:...
  • Illinois will receive $300 million in Bank of America settlement

    Illinois will receive $300 million in Bank of America settlement
    Bank of America and the Justice Department have reached a record settlement of almost $17 billion to end a long-running probe into the marketing and sale of toxic mortgage securities by the bank and particularly its Countrywide Financial and Merrill Lynch...
  • Quinn hits Rauner on class warfare theme at state fair

    Quinn hits Rauner on class warfare theme at state fair
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn struck a class warfare theme Wednesday during a plea to Democratic Party faithful to turn out a big vote this fall to defeat Republicans with pockets as deep as “King Midas.” The re-election seeking Quinn...
  • Rauner, GOP see 2014 as time to win in Illinois

    Rauner, GOP see 2014 as time to win in Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD — Governor candidate Bruce Rauner called on a boisterous Republican Day crowd at the Illinois State Fair on Thursday to help knock out Gov. Pat Quinn and the one-party Democrat rule that has run Illinois “into the ground.”...
  • Former Republican foe backs Rauner for governor

    Former Republican foe backs Rauner for governor
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner urged Asian-Americans to vote for him over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn during a stop in Chinatown today, with a former member of a rival GOP ticket encouraging voters to look beyond party labels.   Rauner, the...
  • Gov. Quinn signs payroll cards bill into law

    Gov. Quinn signs payroll cards bill into law
    Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law on Wednesday a bill that allows employers to use payroll cards as long as they don’t make them a condition of employment. “We don’t want unfair, artificial fees to be attached to those payroll cards. We...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The Afternoon Shift (WBEZ-FM) Neil Steinberg and I, the Colonial Babies, break it all down with Justin Kaufmann. Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Host Ken Davis is joined by Mick Dumke (Chicago Reader) and Natalie Moore (WBEZ). They discuss the upcoming......
  • Elmhurst ordered to fix sewers, stop flooding

     Elmhurst ordered to fix sewers, stop flooding
    The Illinois Attorney General's office is ordering Elmhurst to fix its sanitary sewer system to keep it from flooding and sending dirty water into peoples' homes and local waterways. Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday announced a consent order...
  • ComEd customers to get refunds in 'smart grid' settlement

    ComEd customers to get refunds in 'smart grid' settlement
    ComEd customers are set to receive a total of $46.2 million in refunds for rate increases dating to 2008, the state attorney general’s office announced  Thursday. ComEd residential customers will see the refunds, averaging about $8, credited to...
  • Elmhurst official: Lawsuit settled so money can be used to fix sewers

    Elmhurst official: Lawsuit settled so money can be used to fix sewers
    The City of Elmhurst has spent $20 million on sanitary sewer improvements since 2011, and negotiated a lawsuit settlement to limit legal fees and put more money toward flood control, City Manager James Grabowski said Friday. Under a consent order issued...