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Quinn Budget

Hundreds Protest Prison Closure That Would Devastate Small Town's Economy

Posted 12.17.2011 | Chicago

Residents of Logan County rallied on the courthouse lawn in Lincoln, Illinois last Thursday to protest Gov. Pat Quinn's proposed closure of the Logan ...

Budget Surprise: Quinn Makes Deeper Cuts To Medicaid, Schools

Posted 08.31.2011 | Chicago

With the fiscal year wrapping up at midnight on June 30, observers watched carefully to see what Illinois Governor Pat Quinn would do with the budget ...

Pat Quinn Still Pushing Borrowing For Pension Payment

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Lawmakers will return to Springfield next week to try to pass a budget, but Gov. Pat Quinn refused to say Friday whether he would sign...

Quinn To Reveal His Plans To Fill The Budget Gap Today

Huffington Post/AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois legislators stuck Gov. Pat Quinn with the task of managing the worst budget crisis in state history, and now he's a...

Civic Federation: Quinn's Budget Plan 'Irresponsible'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn proposed his state budget in March, to much public skepticism. And two months later, critics are no happier. The Civic Federa...

Chicago Police Officers To Patrol Expressways? State Police Layoffs Could Spread CPD (More) Thin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The state's budget woes could cause the already understaffed Chicago Police Department to be spread even more thin. As Illinois State Police face layo...

Pat Quinn On 'Chicago Tonight': Defends Tax Hike, Asks Legislators To Act (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

From the moment Governor Pat Quinn's interview started on Monday's "Chicago Tonight," he knew it wasn't going to be easy. "Governor Quinn, welcome ba...

Quinn Won't Discuss Alternative To Tax Hike, Confident Lawmakers Won't Vote 'Against Education'

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn refused to say Monday whether he has a plan to avoid deep cuts in education if lawmakers resist his call to raise the s...

Pat Quinn's Budget Address: The Morning After

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Pat Quinn criticized his own budget address while proposing it on Wednesday, and after the speech many writers and politicians were happy to share the...

Pat Quinn Budget Address: Bill Brady Budget 'Heartless And Naive'

Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While urging Illinoisans to keep the faith, and slipping in a proposal for raising taxes, Pat Quinn took a few moments in his annual budget address We...

Quinn To Reveal $1 Billion In Budget Cuts

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Gov. Pat Quinn says every state agency, office and even the General Assembly will be hit with budget cuts. Quinn said he will act on ...

Quinn: Reduce Pension Benefits Of New State Employees

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois should offer new state employees fewer pension benefits to save money. Quinn told reporters in Springfield on Tuesday th...