• Lawmakers blast Quinn for concealed carry changes

    by  • July 2, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Both republicans and democrats are slamming Gov. Pat Quinn for an amendatory veto he issued today on a concealed carry measure passed by a large majority in both chambers of the General Assembly. The bill’s sponsor Brandon Phelps says he’s “disgusted” by the move, saying Quinn has overstepped his bounds. Quinn used his amendatory...

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    Illinois auditor cites errors in Lottery reports

    by  • July 1, 2013 • 0 Comments

    (AP) – Illinois’ auditor general says “material weaknesses” in the state Lottery’s internal financial controls have resulted in significant reporting errors. Auditor General William Holland says an audit prepared by the accounting firm KPMG found repeated errors in reports submitted by the state lottery to the Illinois comptroller’s office. Crain’s Chicago Business reports that...

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    NRA lobbyist anticipates Quinn AV of concealed carry

    by  • July 1, 2013 • 0 Comments

    According to National Rifle Association lobbyist Todd Vandermyde, Gov. Pat Quinn is poised to announce Tuesday an amendatory veto of the concealed carry measure legislators submitted to him in May. In a post on the Illinois Carry website, Vandermyde says Quinn will announce Tuesday at the Thompson Center, several changes to the bill including...

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