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Illinois Construction Program

Quinn Signs $31 Billion Capital Bill

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday approved the state's first construction spending plan in over a decade - a $31 billion infusion expec...

Quinn Changing Course, Will Sign $29B Capital Bill

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Gov. Pat Quinn said Thursday that he plans to sign long-delayed legislation creating a huge public works program to help the...

$9 Billion Jobs And Construction Plan Languishes During Budget Fight

Daily Herald | Dan Carden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A $9 billion program of shovel-ready road construction projects that was supposed to create up to 80,000 jobs in Illinois this summer has been delayed...

Quinn Must Decide On Gambling Expansion, Tax Increases To Fund Public Works Program

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois lawmakers approved a massive public works program Thursday, presenting Gov. Pat Quinn with the difficult decision o...

Quinn Won't Sign Public Works Plan Until Ethics Reforms, Tax Increase And High-Speed Rail Money Approved

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is using a monstrous state construction bill, desperately wanted by lawmakers to fix roads and schoo...

Senate Approves $26 Billion Construction Program With Higher Liquor Taxes, Fees, Increased Gambling

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois Senate voted Wednesday to raise liquor taxes, expand gambling and increase driver fees to help pay for a $26 bi...

Daley, Quinn Lay Out $200 Million City Street Repair Plan

Chicago Tribune | Susan Kuczka and Richard Wronski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of Chicago's worst pothole-scarred streets was selected as the backdrop Saturday for Gov. Pat Quinn and Mayor Richard Daley to outline nearly $200...

Quinn Makes Construction Plan, Blago Reform Measures Law

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a construction program aimed at putting people back to work while lawmakers hash out a much larger public works program. Of...

Quinn Suggests Lawmakers Take Pay Cuts, Skip Vacation (WATCH)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Governor Pat Quinn suggested Monday that legislators follow his lead and take a voluntary pay cut as the state combats a nearly $11 billion deficit (v...

Quinn Wants $25 Billion State Stimulus Program, No Talk Of Funding

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn has put a dollar figure on Illinois' homegrown effort to stimulate the economy. Gov. Pat Quinn says he wants to spend $25 billion on w...