pat quinn http://wkms.org en Governor Pat Quinn Signs New Veteran-focused Laws http://wkms.org/post/governor-pat-quinn-signs-new-veteran-focused-laws <p></p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:50:20 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 20668 at http://wkms.org Governor Pat Quinn Signs New Veteran-focused Laws Quinn Signs Transparency Legislation http://wkms.org/post/quinn-signs-transparency-legislation <p></p><p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has signed legislation to improve public access to information about government meetings.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 11:59:35 +0000 Drew Adams 19498 at http://wkms.org Quinn Signs Transparency Legislation the morning cram [what's the deal with airplane peanuts? edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-whats-deal-airplane-peanuts-edition <p><strong>From NPR:</strong>&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; ">Jerry <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/07/18/156966558/seinfeld-hits-the-web-still-talking-about-nothing">Seinfeld&#39;s new series</a> is called&nbsp;</span><em style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; ">Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; ">&nbsp;and the promos promise exactly that.</span></p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 13:54:21 +0000 Gary Pitts 19450 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [what's the deal with airplane peanuts? edition] Quinn says Solving Pension Problem is Imperative http://wkms.org/post/quinn-says-solving-pension-problem-imperative <p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says solving the state&#39;s pension problem is imperative, and he&#39;s warned lawmakers not to go anywhere next month.&nbsp; Illinois has eighty-five billion dollars in unfunded liability when it comes to its pension systems.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 13:29:31 +0000 Associated Press 19448 at http://wkms.org Quinn says Solving Pension Problem is Imperative Governor Quinn Heading to Southern Illinois to Discuss Drought Response http://wkms.org/post/governor-quinn-heading-southern-illinois-discuss-drought-response <p>The entire state of Illinois is now officially in a drought, and Governor Pat Quinn plans to visit the southern end of the state Monday to discuss the plans for responding to dry conditions.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 12:33:15 +0000 AP 19172 at http://wkms.org Governor Quinn Heading to Southern Illinois to Discuss Drought Response Quinn Signs Veterans Laws on 4th of July http://wkms.org/post/quinn-signs-veterans-laws-4th-july <p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn spent the morning of the Fourth of July signing three new laws affecting service members.&nbsp; Quinn says it&#39;s a fitting day to sign legislation that will, in his words, &ldquo;make sure our heroes receive the services they need.&quot;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 15:23:44 +0000 AP 18803 at http://wkms.org Quinn Signs Veterans Laws on 4th of July Quinn on Alleged Disabled Abuse Report http://wkms.org/post/quinn-alleged-disabled-abuse-report <p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says he was disturbed by media reports of dozens of cases of alleged abuse against disabled people uninvestigated by the Illinois Department of Human Services.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:26:20 +0000 Associated Press 18651 at http://wkms.org Quinn on Alleged Disabled Abuse Report the morning cram [enemies among us edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-enemies-among-us-edition <p><strong>NPR reports</strong> the FBI has identified around 100 <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/06/25/155710570/fbi-checking-100-suspected-extremists-in-military">Muslim extremists in the US military</a>.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 14:00:34 +0000 Gary Pitts 18555 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [enemies among us edition] Illinois Cuts Superintendent Jobs http://wkms.org/post/illinois-cuts-superintendent-jobs <p>Illinois will trim the number of regional school district superintendent offices in the state. Governor Pat Quinn signed four education bills yesterday, including one that cuts the number of superintendents from 44 to 35.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 13:21:28 +0000 Associated Press 18551 at http://wkms.org Illinois Cuts Superintendent Jobs Tamms Prison To Close http://wkms.org/post/tamms-prison-close <p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn&rsquo;s decision to shut down the Tamms Supermax Prison in southern Illinois is drawing praise from human rights groups.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 13:58:12 +0000 Jacob McCleland 18459 at http://wkms.org Tamms Prison To Close