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Quinn To Sign Public Works Bill Worth $29 Billion

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jul 10, 2009 3:40PM

Despite threats he wouldn't do it, Governor Quinn is slated to sign a $29 billion public works bill on Monday. Quinn had supported the bill since the beginning but had threatened to not sign it in the wake of the failure to secure his desired state budget. Quinn also said yesterday that he'd be willing to work with legislators on a five-month budget to get the state through the end of the year and buy time to work on a more long-term spending plan. [Crain's, Tribune]