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Pat Quinn's Public Statements

Full Name: Pat Quinn
Office: Governor (IL), Democratic
First Appointed: 01/29/2009
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for Governor with Paul Vallas
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Patrick, David
Birth Date: 12/16/1948
Birth Place: Hinsdale, IL
Home City: Chicago, IL
Date Title
Issue Position: Ethics and Reform
Issue Position: LGBT Issues
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Environment & Green Energy
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Jobs and Growth
Issue Position: Veterans and Military Families
Issue Position: Women
Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility and Tax Fairness
Issue Position: Education
July 28, 2014 Governor Quinn Reminds Drivers to Take Caution in Work Zones, Directs State Agencies to Redouble Efforts to Protect Public and Workers
July 27, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times - Dem leaders Urge Minimum Wage Hike, Criticize Rauner, Oberweis
July 27, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Expand the Holocaust and Genocide Commission
July 26, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Investment for Broadview Park Project
July 26, 2014 Governor Quinn Breaks Ground on New Pullman Community Center in Chicago
July 25, 2014 Governor Quinn Statement on Unaccompanied Children Crossing the US Border
July 25, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Ensure Quality Distance Learning and Online Education Programs
July 24, 2014 Governor Quinn Denounces Bruce Rauner's Out-of-Touch Support for Military-Style Assault Weapons
July 24, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times - Despite Troubled Program, Quinn Has Supported Underdogs
July 24, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Improve Charter School Fairness and Accountability
July 23, 2014 Governor Quinn Statement on Cook County Board's Additional Advisory Referendums
July 23, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Combat Flooding in Illinois
July 22, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs $1.1 Billion Capital Construction Bill Shovel Ready Projects Will Create Thousands of Jobs and Drive Economic Growth
July 22, 2014 Governor Quinn Acts to Block Disposal of PCB Waste at Clinton Landfill
July 21, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Strengthen Ethics Provisions in County Government - Law Helps Increase Accountability for Public Officials in Illinois' Collar Counties
July 20, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Ease Pain for Adults and Children with Seizures - Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Ease Pain for Adults and Children with Seizures
July 19, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Ensure Fair Hiring Practices Across Illinois - New Law Prevents Criminal Background Checks Until After an Applicant is Deemed Qualified for a Job
July 18, 2014 Governor Quinn Unveils Mandela Road in Chicago - Portion of Cicero Avenue Now Named for Late World Leader
July 17, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Harry Reid, Majority Leader; Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Export-Import Bank
July 17, 2014 Governor Quinn Expands Job Training Program for Illinois' Hardworking Residents - Construction Projects Will Put Hundreds to Work as Illinois' Unemployment Rate Drops to its Lowest Point Since October 2008
July 17, 2014 Governor Quinn Statement on Tragedy in Ukraine
July 16, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Landmark Grant Accountability Legislation to Protect Taxpayers - New Law to Reform Grant Procedures and Ensure Transparency, Enact Nation's Strongest Grant Controls
July 15, 2014 Senator Durbin, Governor Quinn, Mayor Emanuel and Cook County Board President Preckwinkle Announce More Than $31 Million in Hud Disaster Recovery Funding for Chicago Area
July 15, 2014 Governor Quinn Statement on the First Meeting of the Joint Criminal Justice Reform Committee
July 14, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces State's Backlog of Bills Falls to $3.9 Billion Lowest Point Since Governor Quinn Took Office; Strict Spending Brings Backlog Down from High of $9.9 Billion in 2010
July 13, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Additional $4 Million Federal Grant for Illinois' AmeriCorps Programs
July 13, 2014 Governor Quinn Fights for Stronger Gun Laws Across Illinois Congresswoman Kelly Joins Governor to Urge General Assembly to Pass Illinois Public Safety Act and Take a Stand Against the Violence
July 12, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Improve Educational Opportunities for Students With Dyslexia
July 11, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces $25.5 Million for Major Road -- Railroad Separation Project in Aurora
July 10, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Record-Breaking Visitors to Illinois in 2013
July 9, 2014 Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn and Roundy's Announce New Location in Lakeside on Chicago's South Side
July 9, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Law Further Assisting Adoptees' Access to Birth and Identity Information
July 8, 2014 Governor Quinn and Workers Call on Bruce Rauner to Disclose 2013 Tax Returns and Records from Previous Years
July 7, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Investments for Park Projects in Aurora, Naperville and West Chicago, New Developments Will Create Jobs; Help Improve Communities' Recreational Facilities
July 7, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Tornado Relief Funding for Hard-Hit Illinois Communities
July 7, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Tornado Relief Funding for Hard-Hit Illinois Communities
July 7, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces $5 Million Capital Investment in Kankakee Community College
July 6, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Law to Put Women's Rights Issue on the November Ballot, Referendum to Ask Voters if Health Insurance Plans Should be Required to Cover Contraception
July 6, 2014 Chicago Tribune - Quinn Signs Birth-Control Measure, Says Court Ruling 'Distressing'
July 3, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Expand the Illinois Military Family Relief Fund, Law Extends Program to Aid Military Families During Future Conflicts
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