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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
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 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 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
June 30, 2014 Governor Quinn Cuts State Budget Uses Veto Authority to Reduce Budget by $250 Million; Orders Sale of Nearly Half of State's Airplanes
June 23, 2014 Governor Quinn Cuts Property Leases to Achieve Additional $55 Million in Savings
May 30, 2014 Governor Quinn Statement on Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
April 28, 2014 Billionaire Bruce Rauner Remains Silent on Funding Plans while Governor Quinn Addresses City Club of Chicago to Again Outline Roadmap for Next Five Years
March 26, 2014 Governor Pat Quinn's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Address
Nov. 13, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Return Money to Madison County Taxpayers
June 29, 2013 Pension Debt Continues to Grow by Millions Daily in New Fiscal Year
June 19, 2013 Gov. Pat Quinn Sets July 9 for General Assembly to Act on Comprehensive Pension Reform
June 3, 2013 Governor Quinn Statement on Illinois Credit Downgrade
May 30, 2013 Statement from Governor Pat Quinn on Passage of Economic Development Bill
May 7, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Fiscal Year 2013 Tax Revenue to Exceed Forecast by $1.3 Billion
April 9, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Illinois is Second State to Launch Social Impact Bond Program
March 21, 2013 Statement from Governor Pat Quinn Regarding Pension Reform Progress
March 19, 2013 Governor Pat Quinn Statement on Court Dismissal of SB 1313 Lawsuits
March 19, 2013 Governor Quinn Launches Illinois Creative Economy Initiative
March 19, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Best Contract for Taxpayers in Illinois History
March 8, 2013 Governor Quinn Issues Executive Order to Eliminate 75 Unnecessary State Boards and Commissions
March 6, 2013 Governor Pat Quinn's Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Address - We Must Stop the Bleeding
Feb. 12, 2013 Statement from Governor Quinn on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Feb. 7, 2013 Statement from Governor Pat Quinn Regarding the Passage of House Bill 190
Jan. 4, 2013 Governor, DuPage County Chairman and GOP Leaders Continue Pension Reform Push Governor Meets with Suburban Leaders and Strengthens Bipartisan Support for Comprehensive Action
Dec. 20, 2012 Governor Quinn Launches New Video Showing How Children Lose in Pension Squeeze
July 14, 2012 Governor Quinn Signs Law to Increase Fiscal Responsibility at State Universities
June 30, 2012 Governor Quinn Takes Budget Action
March 14, 2012 Governor Quinn Announces First Start-Ups of New Digital Technology Center
Feb. 28, 2012 Governor Quinn Calls for 21st Century Classrooms Throughout Illinois
Feb. 22, 2012 Governor Quinn Delivers Budget Address
Feb. 22, 2012 Governor Quinn Delivers Budget Address
Feb. 3, 2012 Governor Quinn Announces Plan to Revitalize Vacant, Foreclosed Homes in Six Communities
Dec. 15, 2011 Governor Quinn, Secretary LaHood and Mayor Emanuel Highlight TIGER Grants $44 Million in Federal Funding Will Support Three Illinois Projects
Dec. 12, 2011 Statement From Governor Quinn on Economic Growth and Tax Reform Package
Nov. 28, 2011 Statement From the Office of Governor Quinn on Budget Agreement
Nov. 3, 2011 Governor Quinn and Mayor Emanuel Announce $1 Billion to Rebuild CTA's Busiest Train Line
Oct. 10, 2011 Governor Quinn Breaks Ground on Rail Project to Reduce Delays, Expand Passenger Service
Aug. 26, 2011 Governor Quinn Requests Federal Assistance to Speed Recovery from Flash Flooding in Northwest Illinois
Aug. 22, 2011 Governor Quinn Convenes Budget Reform Commission
Aug. 19, 2011 Governor Quinn Continues Push to Increase Accountability in Illinois Government
Aug. 11, 2011 Governor Quinn Signs Bill to Ease Congestion, Cut Transit Times on Stevenson Expressway
Aug. 8, 2011 Governor Signs Law Banning Workers' Compensation Benefits Following Serious Criminal Convictions
July 27, 2011 Governor Pat Quinn Signs Legislation to Protect Diversity in State Public Works Projects
July 23, 2011 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Boost State's Nuclear Safety Program
June 30, 2011 Governor Quinn Takes Budget Action
June 28, 2011 Governor Quinn Signs Historic Overhaul of Illinois' Workers' Compensation System
May 18, 2011 CNN "American Morning" - Transcript
May 3, 2011 Governor's Office Statement on Springfield Chamber of Commerce Debt Restructuring Plan
March 31, 2011 Governor Quinn Highlights Illinois' Economic Development, Job Creation Efforts
Feb. 16, 2011 Governor Quinn Delivers Budget Address
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