Paul Vallas http://wuis.org en Quinn's Running Mate Remains in Connecticut Until March 1 http://wuis.org/post/quinns-running-mate-remains-connecticut-until-march-1 <p>Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate will continue working in Connecticut until March 1, just before Illinois' primary election. &nbsp; The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http://bit.ly/19SJTfX ) Paul Vallas will keep working as superintendent of Bridgeport public schools. &nbsp;</p><p>Vallas submitted his resignation to Bridgeport officials on Dec. 31 and is required to give a 60-day notice. &nbsp;<br />Illinois' primary election will be held March 18. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 13:46:54 +0000 Associated Press 16507 at http://wuis.org Quinn's Running Mate Remains in Connecticut Until March 1 Listen To State Week - November 15, 2013 http://wuis.org/post/listen-state-week-november-15-2013 <p></p><p>More on Paul Vallas, the other gubernatorial candidates, a possible legislative session in December, and same sex marriages</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:39:22 +0000 Sinta Seiber 13365 at http://wuis.org Listen To State Week - November 15, 2013 Paul Vallas Says He's Fine With Lt. Gov. Role http://wuis.org/post/paul-vallas-says-hes-fine-lt-gov-role <p>Former Chicago schools CEO Paul Vallas says he'll have no trouble playing ``second fiddle'' to Gov. Pat Quinn as his 2014 running mate. &nbsp;</p><p>Vallas and Quinn appeared together Tuesday for the first time since the governor announced last week that Vallas was his pick for lieutenant governor. &nbsp;<br />Vallas sought the 2002 Democratic nomination for Illinois governor but lost to now-imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 23:45:07 +0000 Associated Press 12909 at http://wuis.org Paul Vallas Says He's Fine With Lt. Gov. Role Paul Vallas: A Democrat ... Who Was A Republican? http://wuis.org/post/paul-vallas-democrat-who-was-republican <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Pat Quinn has finally named his running mate. It's a once-notable Illinois politician who's been out-of-state for the past decade.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It was widely assumed that Quinn, like his Republican opponents, would choose a woman, a minority, or someone from downstate - to be his candidate for lieutenant governor. Conventional, political wisdom says that would have been his ticket to winning over a new voting bloc.</span></p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 00:19:48 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 12686 at http://wuis.org Paul Vallas: A Democrat ... Who Was A Republican? Paul Vallas To Join Quinn On Dem Ticket http://wuis.org/post/paul-vallas-join-quinn-dem-ticket <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has selected former head of Chicago Public Schools Paul </span>Vallas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as his running mate. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It was widely assumed that Quinn, like his Republican opponents, would choose a woman, a minority, or someone from downstate - to be his candidate for lieutenant governor. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Conventional political wisdom says that would have been his ticket to winning over a new voting bloc.</span></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 21:26:40 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 12673 at http://wuis.org Paul Vallas To Join Quinn On Dem Ticket