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Gov. Pat Quinn Gives Jolt to Use of Electric Cars in Illinois

(Chicago, IL) – March 30, 2012. Governor Pat Quinn and other officials yesterday announced the availability of electric car fast-charging stations at four Illinois Tollway Oasis locations, charging stations will soon be available at all seven Tollway Oasis locations. Continue reading »

House Committee Oks Plan Targeting Dangerous Illinois Cabdrivers

(Springfield, IL) – March 1, 2012. A House committee on Wednesday approved legislation that would provide local officials a list of registered taxicabs with a record of moving violations. Continue reading »

Chicago’s CTA Red Line, Purple Line Get Billion Dollar Boost from Gov. Pat Quinn, Mayor Rahm Emanuel

(Chicago, IL) – November 3, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel are officially guy-pals. Continue reading »

Ann Schneider Gets Top Illinois Department of Transportation Job – Temporarily

(Chicago, IL) — July 1, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn announced today the appointment of Ann Schneider as acting Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation. “As we head into this busy construction season, the department of Transportation needs an energetic and capable leader, and Ann L. Schneider has shown herself time and again to be … Continue reading »

Congressional Dithering on Highway Bill Jeopardizes 129,014 Illinois Jobs, New Study Says

(Chicago, IL) — March 29, 2011. As partisan bickering continues on Capitol Hill, the failure to pass necessary federal legislation that provides multi-year federal aid to state highway and transit programs jeopardizes 129,014 jobs in Illinois, according to new research. Continue reading »

Governor Pat Quinn, Senator Dick Durbin Announce Chicago to St. Louis High-Speed Rail Route Construction Begins in September

Governor Pat Quinn and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today announced that construction will begin in early September on the Chicago to St. Louis high-speed rail route. Continue reading »

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