Governor Quinn http://wuis.org en Lawmaker Calls On Quinn To Nix Private Company That Runs Lottery http://wuis.org/post/lawmaker-calls-quinn-nix-private-company-runs-lottery <div style="margin:0;"><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size:10pt;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">A state lawmaker wants Illinois Governor Pat Quinn to fire the company responsible for running the state’s lottery.</span></font></span></span></font></div><div style="margin:0;"> Thu, 15 May 2014 03:02:13 +0000 Lee Strubinger 25143 at http://wuis.org Lawmaker Calls On Quinn To Nix Private Company That Runs Lottery Illinois Medicaid Paying For The Dead http://wuis.org/post/illinois-medicaid-paying-dead <p></p><p></p><p>Gov. Pat Quinn is promising tighter controls after a review found that the Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people who were dead. &nbsp;</p><p>Quinn told reporters Saturday he's not happy with the findings and the state is on track to recoup all of the money. &nbsp;</p><p>The Associated Press learned of the mistakes from an internal state government memo it obtained Friday through the Freedom of Information Act. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:24:21 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse & Associated Press 23434 at http://wuis.org Illinois Medicaid Paying For The Dead Listen To State Week - January 31, 2014 http://wuis.org/post/listen-state-week-january-31-2014 <p></p><p>This week, a discussion of Governor Pat Quinn's State of the State address.</p><p></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:12:12 +0000 Bob Meyer 18073 at http://wuis.org Listen To State Week - January 31, 2014 Tradition of State of the State http://wuis.org/post/tradition-state-state <p>Something notable was missing from Governor Pat Quinn’s State of the State address this week: talk about Illinois’ finances.&nbsp; Presumably that’ll come when he gives his budget address next month.&nbsp; This got me wondering: why not have just one speech?</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:15:07 +0000 Lee Strubinger 18034 at http://wuis.org Tradition of State of the State Quinn Lays Out Ed. Initiatives But Doubts Arise http://wuis.org/post/quinn-lays-out-ed-initiatives-doubts-arise <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;">Governor Quinn spent much of his State of the State address on Wednesday addressing education. He says investing in education is a sure way to grow jobs as well as the economy. It's a sentiment that's hard to argue with. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:34:04 +0000 Rachel Otwell 17901 at http://wuis.org Quinn Lays Out Ed. Initiatives But Doubts Arise