Quinn signs bill to restore funds
Among the many actions by a very busy Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday was taking time to sign a bill that put about $9 million back into restricted state accounts that pay for wildlife and conservation programs.
Writes reporter Doug Finke: “Money from the accounts was used to pay other state expenses. However, federal authorities said those accounts contained federal money and threatened Illinois with a $17 million penalty if the money weren’t restored.”
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