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Pat Quinn's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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: Fiscal Responsibility and Tax Fairness
Aug. 6, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Protect Workers Across Illinois
July 27, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times - Dem leaders Urge Minimum Wage Hike, Criticize Rauner, Oberweis
June 16, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Reform Illinois' Medicaid System
April 23, 2014 Governor Quinn Visits Bradley University to Discuss Plan to Increase College Scholarships for Students in Financial Need
April 22, 2014 Governor Quinn Promotes Welcome Home Illinois Program at Annual Affordable Housing Conference
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
March 6, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces More Affordable Opportunities for Buyers of Vacant Homes
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
Feb. 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Assistance to Ease Propane Shortage
Jan. 19, 2014 Governor Quinn Continues Push to Raise Minimum Wage to At Least $10 an Hour
Jan. 8, 2014 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker John Boehner, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program
Dec. 27, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces 5,000 Affordable Rental Homes Financed in 2013
Dec. 18, 2013 Governor Quinn Continues Fight to Increase Illinois' Minimum Wage
Dec. 9, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces More than 1,470 Affordable Apartments to be Built or Rehabbed
Dec. 4, 2013 Governor Quinn Statement on President Obama's Call to Increase the Minimum Wage
Nov. 26, 2013 Governor Quinn Encourages People Across Illinois to Help Someone in Need This Thanksgiving
Oct. 23, 2013 Statement From Governor Pat Quinn On House Bill 1200
Oct. 19, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces 600 Rental Units for Seniors and People with Disabilities to be Rehabbed
July 22, 2013 Governor Quinn Enacts Largest Increase in Health Care Coverage in State History
June 20, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Illinois Families Stay in Their Homes
June 8, 2013 Governor Quinn Encourages Use of LINK Cards at Illinois Farmers Markets
Feb. 6, 2013 Governor Quinn Delivers 2013 State of the State Address
May 31, 2012 Statement from Governor Quinn on Stabilizing Our Pension System
May 25, 2012 Governor Pat Quinn Statement on House of Representatives Passage of Cigarette Tax Legislation to Rescue Medicaid
May 24, 2012 Governor Pat Quinn Statement on General Assembly Passage of Medicaid Rescue Legislation
May 23, 2012 Employers Support Governor Quinn's Plan to Rescue Public Pension and Medicaid Systems
May 22, 2012 Governor Quinn Talks Pension and Medicaid Reform with Students
May 21, 2012 Governor Quinn Urges Lawmakers to Act Swiftly on Medicaid and Pension Restructuring
May 2, 2012 Governor Quinn to Illinois Business Leaders: Get Involved to Stabilize Medicaid & Pension Systems
April 23, 2012 Governor Quinn Announces Studies on Circle Interchange Reconstruction
April 19, 2012 Governor Quinn Announces Plan to Stabilize Illinois' Medicaid System
April 4, 2012 Governor Quinn Announces New Employment System to Help Connect Jobless with Businesses
March 26, 2012 Governor Quinn Addresses Illinois Association of Realtors
Feb. 22, 2012 Governor Quinn Delivers Budget Address
Feb. 1, 2012 Governor Quinn Announces Illinois Foreclosure Prevention Network
Jan. 10, 2012 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Boost Tax Relief for Working Families
Dec. 22, 2011 Statement From Governor Quinn on Federal Agreement To Extend Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 19, 2011 Governor Quinn Signs Laws to Improve Quality of Life for Illinois Veterans
Dec. 16, 2011 Governor Quinn Announces Public-Private Initiative to Grow Independent Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Dec. 15, 2011 Gov. Malloy Joins 15 Other Governors to Urge Extension of Unemployment Compensation
Nov. 10, 2011 Governor Quinn Applauds Passage of Legislation to Strengthen Unemployment Insurance Program
Aug. 31, 2011 Governor Quinn Announces $30.5 Million for Community Health Centers Throughout Illinois
Aug. 12, 2011 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Improve College Graduation Rates
March 2, 2011 Illinois Health Care Reform Implementation Panel Releases Initial Recommendations
Jan. 25, 2011 Governor Quinn Signs Landmark Medicaid Reform Legislation
Jan. 6, 2011 Statement from Governor Pat Quinn
Aug. 10, 2010 Governor Quinn Applauds Congress for Voting To Extend Aid to States U.S. House Passes $26.1 Billion in State Aid; Nearly $1 Billion Heads to Illinois
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