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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Obama's veil of secrecy is pierced
Topic - Pat Quinn
Gov. Pat Quinn says he has "zero tolerance" for hiring that doesn't follow the rules.
April 21, 2014
A Chicago attorney asked a federal judge on Tuesday to order an investigation into hiring under Gov. Pat Quinn, saying there's an "embedded culture of patronage practices" in Illinois government and anyone who improperly got a job should be fired.
In a story April 19 about Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn promising tighter controls after a review found the state's Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for services for people who had already died, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the state's contract with Maximus Health Services ended last year. The state continues to have a contract with Maximus for some services, but effective May 1, state employees will work with the company to verify Medicaid eligibility.
Gov. Pat Quinn has proclaimed Tuesday as Earth Day in Illinois.
Gov. Pat Quinn has released 2013 income tax returns showing he earned roughly the same as previous years and donated a little more to charity than 2012.
Gov. Pat Quinn is throwing his support behind a proposal to spend $100 million in state funds to sweeten Chicago's bid for the Obama presidential library and museum.
Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on about 100 clemency petitions, granting 43 and denying 65.
A proposal for a state-owned Chicago casino won praise Wednesday from business groups and a warmer reception from a state regulatory board than past attempts to expand gambling, but the plan also drew criticism from downstate officials and the horse racing industry who said it would cheat them out of needed revenues and jobs.
Illinois lawmakers are seeking a new audit of anti-violence spending under Gov. Pat Quinn after a review in February found "pervasive" mismanagement in an earlier program.
Gov. Pat Quinn's tour of the state to push his program aimed at helping first-time homebuyers quickly turned political Monday as both he and his Republican gubernatorial opponent wasted no time highlighting likely recurring themes in the 2014 race: wealth and taxes.
Increasing fuel taxes to pay for Illinois road construction will hurt businesses - and hit consumers at the pump, gas station owners said Monday.
The Vancouver Canucks inducted Pat Quinn into the team's ring of honor on Sunday night before the final game of a non-playoff season.
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican businessman Bruce Rauner held little back in their first meeting of the 2014 campaign, with Rauner telling an influential teachers union that Quinn has broken his promises on issues from school funding to taxes, and the governor calling his opponent "the biggest threat to public education" in Illinois.
Gov. Pat Quinn Wednesday announced an $8.6 billion construction program to improve roads and bridges throughout Illinois.
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Pat Quinn says he has "zero tolerance" for hiring that doesn't follow the rules.
Quinn said Wednesday that he immediately ordered an audit.