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  • Wealthy Bruce Rauner announces for Republican governor race

    Wealthy Bruce Rauner announces for Republican governor race
    Wealthy Republican businessman Bruce Rauner today formally announced his campaign for governor in a web video where he criticized state government as broken and pitched himself as someone who grew up milking cows, riding horses and shooting rifles....
  • Quinn, Madigan have chilly interaction in hot governor race

    Quinn, Madigan have chilly interaction in hot governor race
    The temperature inside the manufacturing facility was warm, but the interaction between Gov. Pat Quinn and Attorney General Lisa Madigan was chilly during a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday at Navistar’s new truck and engine testing center in...
  • Concealed carry amendatory veto likely, Lisa Madigan says

     Concealed carry amendatory veto likely, Lisa Madigan says
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Thursday that she expects Gov. Pat Quinn to rewrite a compromise measure to legalize the concealed carrying of firearms in public. Madigan, speaking at a luncheon discussion hosted by the pro-Democratic women'...
  • Quinn shifts gears again on pension reform

    Quinn shifts gears again on pension reform
    A frustrated Gov. Pat Quinn has once again changed strategies in his effort to get a pension reform bill on his desk as he acknowledged Friday he’s “prepared to do whatever necessary” to try to break a deadlock between his fellow...
  • State: Owner of gas stations cheated on taxes

    State: Owner of gas stations cheated on taxes
    A suburban man cheated the state out of nearly $1 million in gasoline sales taxes at two stations he owns, the Illinois Attorney General's office announced today. Samer T. Farhan, 32, was arrested Thursday near his Palos Hills home and faces multiple...
  • Comptroller says Quinn move means no paychecks for lawmakers

    Comptroller says Quinn move means no paychecks for lawmakers
    Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka said Thursday that she cannot issue paychecks to lawmakers unless they vote to overturn Gov. Pat Quinn's $13.8 million veto of their salaries or a court rules her office must pay out. The decision comes after weeks of...
  • Simon won't say if she backs Quinn for re-election

    Simon won't say if she backs Quinn for re-election
    More than five months after saying she wouldn’t return as Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate, Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon announced Wednesday she would seek the Democratic comptroller nomination¬† but wouldn’t say if she backs her boss for re-...
  • Foes rally against proposed immigrant detention center in Joliet

    Foes rally against proposed immigrant detention center in Joliet
    Opponents of a proposed immigrant detention center in Joliet turned up the volume of their criticism this month. Gov. Pat Quinn last week joined Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives in opposing...
  • Illinois House GOP leader looking at run for state treasurer

    Illinois House GOP leader looking at run for state treasurer
    SPRINGFIELD — House Republican leader Tom Cross told his members today that he is looking at a run for state treasurer, potentially changing his career plans for the second time in a matter of weeks. Cross informed his fractured House GOP caucus...
  • Speaker Madigan gets poor marks from many voters

    Longtime House Speaker Michael Madigan is arguably Illinois' most dominant Democrat, but a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll finds many voters weary of the power and influence he had wielded for nearly three decades in the office. Only 16 percent hold a...
  • First hearing today in state lawmaker paycheck case

    First hearing today in state lawmaker paycheck case
    House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton stepped up their effort Monday to persuade a judge to pay all 177 lawmakers even though Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed their salaries for failing to rein in Illinois' worst-in-the-nation pension...