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Gov. Quinn: Breakfast is bananas on minimum wage

Gov. Quinn: Breakfast is bananas on minimum wage

CHICAGO, Sept. 3 (UPI) --Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn said four days into his weeklong project to live on a minimum wage budget that bananas for breakfast help him watch his "pennies."
Ben Hooper
Mary Burke becomes first female major-party candidate for Wisconsin governor

Mary Burke becomes first female major-party candidate for Wisconsin governor

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 13 (UPI) --Mary Burke, now the official Democratic nominee for governor of Wisconsin, spent primary night on the campaign trail.
Frances Burns
Same-day voter registration now the law in Illinois, but just for this year

Same-day voter registration now the law in Illinois, but just for this year

OAK PARK, Ill., July 1 (UPI) --Illinois voters will be able to register on election day this November -- and only this November -- under a law signed Tuesday by Gov. Pat Quinn.
Frances Burns
Gutierrez: Congressional staffer who compared GOP to KKK will be disciplined

Gutierrez: Congressional staffer who compared GOP to KKK will be disciplined

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) --State Rep. Luis Gutierrez will discipline his staffer for offensive comments made linking the contemporary Republican party to the Ku Klux Klan in its heyday.
Matt Bradwell
President Obama makes flying visit to his Chicago home

President Obama makes flying visit to his Chicago home

CHICAGO, May 23 (UPI) --President Obama made a flying visit to Chicago, raising money for Democratic Senate candidates and spending a single night in his Hyde Park home.
Frances Burns
Same-sex marriage comes to Illinois earlier than planned

Same-sex marriage comes to Illinois earlier than planned

SEATTLE, March 6 (UPI) -- Following a guidance from State Attorney General Lisa Madigan, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn urges county clerks to issue same-sex marriage licenses immediately.
JC Sevcik

Supreme Court hears public union dues argument

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court appeared divided Tuesday as it heard a challenge to a rule that forces non-union state employees to pay partial union dues.
Polar vortex sucks Midwest, Northeast into its frigid center

Polar vortex sucks Midwest, Northeast into its frigid center

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Thousands of people from the U.S. Midwest to the Northeast were without power Tuesday as biting winds sent wind chills well below zero in some places.
Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn declares 'Mike Ditka Day' on Monday

Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn declares 'Mike Ditka Day' on Monday

Dec. 9 (UPI) --"Mike Ditka Day" taking place in Illinois on Monday in advance of his jersey being retired during MNF.
Evan Bleier

Illinois Legislature approves pension reform bill

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The Illinois Legislature passed a comprehensive pension reform bill Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Pat Quinn.
Treacherous weather toll: Eight dead, path of damaged structures

Treacherous weather toll: Eight dead, path of damaged structures

WASHINGTON, Ill., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- At least eight people in two states were dead as residents in America's heartland began cleaning up Monday after a tornado-spawning storm system pushed through.

Illinois bishop plans same-sex marriage exorcism

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- The Catholic bishop of Springfield, Ill., claiming same-sex marriage is the work of the devil, says he will perform an exorcism ceremony next week.
Illinois bishop will offer 'exorcisms' when same-sex marriage becomes legal

Illinois bishop will offer 'exorcisms' when same-sex marriage becomes legal

Nov. 15 (UPI) --Illinois Bishop Thomas Paprocki will offer exorcisms on same day Gov. Pat Quinn signs same-sex marriage bill, saying the devil can appear in "various forms."
Evan Bleier
Hawaii lawmaker vows to stop same-sex marriage law

Hawaii lawmaker vows to stop same-sex marriage law

HONOLULU, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- A Hawaiian lawmaker vowed to seek an injunction against a law Gov. Neil Abercrombie was to sign making Hawaii the 15th U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage.

Ill. Gov. Quinn names schools chief Paul Vallas as 2014 running mate

CHICAGO, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn said he has chosen former Chicago Public Schools chief Paul Vallas as his Democratic running mate in the 2014 gubernatorial election.
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Illinois Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn answers questions from reporters at a news conference on December 15, 2008 in Chicago. Quinn repeated calls for Ill. Gov. Rod Blagojevich to step down amid federal corruption charges involving the appointment of President-elect Barack Obama's replacement in the Senate. (UPI/Photo/Brian Kersey)
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