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Pat Quinn's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
Primary March 18, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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: Women
Aug. 26, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Law to Stop Discrimination Against Pregnant Women in the Workplace
Aug. 25, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Law to Protect Migrant Laborers in Illinois
Aug. 22, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Law Removing Barriers for Immigrant Architects and Engineers
Aug. 22, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Landmark Legislation to Reform Illinois' Mass Transit Agencies
Aug. 18, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces AAR Corporation to Expand in Rockford and Create 500 Jobs
Aug. 14, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Illinois' Unemployment Rate Drops to Near Six-Year Low
Aug. 14, 2014 Governor Quinn Breaks Ground on $7 Million Road and Rail Project for Port of East St. Louis
Aug. 13, 2014 Governor Quinn Kicks-Off Governor's Day at County Chairmen's Breakfast
Aug. 7, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces $9.8 Million Capital Investment in Lake Land College
Aug. 6, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Protect Workers Across Illinois
Aug. 1, 2014 Veteran Hiring Event Nets 26 On-the-Spot Job Offers
Aug. 1, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Investments to Expand Recreation and Tourism in Rockford Area
Aug. 1, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces $2.1 Million Investment to Improve Decatur Civic Center
July 30, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Historic Workers' Compensation Rate Reductions
July 27, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times - Dem leaders Urge Minimum Wage Hike, Criticize Rauner, Oberweis
July 26, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Investment for Broadview Park Project
July 24, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times - Despite Troubled Program, Quinn Has Supported Underdogs
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 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 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 9, 2014 Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn and Roundy's Announce New Location in Lakeside on Chicago's South Side
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 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
June 30, 2014 Governor Quinn Statement on Hobby Lobby Decision
June 25, 2014 Governor Quinn Statement on Anniversary of Fair Labor Standards Act
June 22, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Give Voters a Voice in Increasing the Minimum Wage
June 12, 2014 Governor Quinn Endorsed by Diverse Clergy and Faith Leaders
May 31, 2014 Statement from Governor Quinn on End of 2014 Legislative Session
May 28, 2014 Governor Quinn Statement on Senate Passage of Minimum Wage Referendum Bill
May 20, 2014 Governor Quinn Statement on House Passage of Minimum Wage Referendum
May 7, 2014 Governor Quinn Statement Urging Passage of Job Protections for Pregnant Women
April 23, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces $60 Million Investment in Western Illinois University Center for Performing Arts
April 16, 2014 Governor Quinn to Address Small Business Advocacy Council Annual Meeting
April 10, 2014 Governor Quinn Statement on the Passage of Job Protection for Pregnant Women
April 8, 2014 Governor Quinn Urges Fairer Wages for Women On Equal Pay Day in Illinois
March 31, 2014 Governor Quinn Continues Fight to Raise the Minimum Wage
March 20, 2014 Governor Quinn Visits Gap to Salute the Increase in their Minimum Wage
March 13, 2014 Actor Martin Sheen Joins Governor Quinn's Fight to Raise the Minimum Wage
Feb. 27, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Federal Funding to Continue Spring 2013 Flood Cleanup
Feb. 21, 2014 Governor Quinn Meets with President Obama About Raising the Minimum Wage
Feb. 20, 2014 Governor Quinn Statement on The Gap's Move to Raise Its Employee Minimum Wage
Jan. 29, 2014 Governor Quinn Delivers 2014 State of the State Address
Jan. 19, 2014 Governor Quinn Continues Push to Raise Minimum Wage to At Least $10 an Hour
Dec. 18, 2013 Governor Quinn Continues Fight to Increase Illinois' Minimum Wage
Dec. 4, 2013 Governor Quinn Statement on President Obama's Call to Increase the Minimum Wage
Oct. 24, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces $4 Million for Moline's iWireless Center Improvements
Oct. 14, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Program to Help Service Members Find Civilian Employment
Sept. 19, 2013 Governor Quinn Opens New ADM Intermodal Container Facility
Sept. 19, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Rockford Area Businesses Expanding in Manufacturing and Health Care
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