Pat Quinn

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Bruce Rauner's campaign continues to point the finger at Gov. Pat Quinn for a prison early release program.

The Republican gubernatorial candidate ran ads slamming Quinn for the early release of inmates from state prisons. Some went on to commit violent crimes.

Illinois' largest public employees union has made an about-face in its attitude toward Governor Pat Quinn. Over the weekend, AFSCME leaders endorsed him during a meeting in Peoria. It's a classic case of going with "the devil you know."

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  • Governor declares disaster area
  • Links to weather and flood information
  • Marseilles Elementary School closed

Governor Pat Quinn toured areas along the Illinois River in Marseilles. His visit also included stops in Ottawa and North Utica. He declared 44 counties disaster areas.

Quinn Signs Comm. College Tuition Bill

Feb 1, 2013

Governor Pat Quinn has signed a measure that affects tuition rates at Illinois community colleges. The move is being praised by officials at Rock Valley College.

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An Illinois judge is citing "safety concerns" in his order keeping Governor Pat Quinn from moving forward with plans to close two Illinois prisons.