Posts tagged "Pat Quinn"

Evelyn Sanguinetti will be Illinois' first Hispanic lieutenant governor

Evelyn Sanguinetti will be Illinois' first Hispanic lieutenant governor
History was made in Tuesday’s election. By electing Republican Bruce Rauner governor, Illinois voters also elevated his running mate, Evelyn Sanguinetti, making her the first Hispanic and first Latina to hold statewide office as lieutenant governor. Sanguinetti, a member of the Wheaton City Council, is a lawyer and an adjunct professor at John Marshall Law... Read more »

Mayor Emanuel and Gov. Quinn rally for immigration reform

Mayor Emanuel and Gov. Quinn rally for immigration reform
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn  and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke out in favor of immigration reform. They attended an immigration rally with religious and labor leaders Saturday at Union Park. “This is an issue for all Americans,” the governor said according to the Chicago Tribune. “This isn’t a Republican or Democratic issue. This is an... Read more »

Cook County challenges federal immigration policy

Cook County challenges federal immigration policy
Politicians in Illinois are again at the forefront of the immigration debate. On Wednesday, the Cook County Board of Commissioners said it won’t pay to detain suspected undocumented immigrants. In a 10 to 5 vote it approved a measure to deny “detainer” requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to the Chicago Tribune’s Antonio... Read more »
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