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WGN PLUS: Former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn reflects on his time in office and speaks out about his new petitions

…Quinn has created Take Charge Chicago. He’s crafted a pair of petitions: One is for Mayoral terms limits. Again, he implores “We don’t live in a monarchy.” Indeed, Chicago Mayors do have a history of serving slightly more… Read More

Steve Dale Other World: Governor Pat Quinn Takes Charge: Term Limits for the Mayor

“One day a peacock, the next day a feather duster,” says former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn about losing the Governor’s race, which ’till now he’s remained quiet about and out of the limelight.. Listen HERE to my Steve… Read More

Sun-Times: Andy Shaw: Quinn is back to shaking up political system

Pat Quinn is back. After a quiet year out of the limelight … he is once again trying to shake up the political system, his favorite activity for more than four decades as an elected official, a candidate,… Read More

Quinn Brings Take Charge Chicago Petition Drive to City Hall

Urges Mayor to Sign Petition for Mayoral Term Limits and Elected Consumer Advocate CHICAGO – Carrying a clipboard and an ironing board, Pat Quinn brought the Take Charge Chicago petition drive to the front door of city government… Read More

Pat Quinn Brings Take Charge Chicago Petition Drive to Six Corners BBQ Fest

For Immediate Release Sunday, June 19, 2016 CHICAGO – Pat Quinn brough the Take Charge Chicago petition drive to the Six Corners BBQ Fest on Sunday, where he invited rib-eaters to join the referendum campaign to put a… Read More

Pat Quinn Brings Take Charge Chicago Petition Drive to Fiestas Puertoriqueñas

For Immediate Release Saturday, June 18, 2016 CHICAGO – Pat Quinn brought the Take Charge Chicago petition drive to Fiestas Puertoriqueñas Saturday, where he invited attendees to join the referendum campaign to put a term limit on Chicago’s Mayor… Read More

WLS: Pat Quinn gets signatures for ‘Take Charge Chicago’ petition

Former Gov. Pat Quinn took his mission to reform Chicago to a Father’s Day event on Sunday. Quinn was at the Six Corners Barbeque Fest in the Portage Park neighborhood asking people to sign his “Take Charge Chicago”… Read More

Crain’s: Quinn pushes referendum to term limit Emanuel

“Former Gov. Pat Quinn is running again—though only a pair of referenda campaigns for now, but perhaps more later. After more than a year of effectively being off the public stage, Quinn resurfaced in a big way at… Read More

Pat Quinn Launches Petition Drive for Two Binding Referendums in Chicago

For Immediate Release Sunday, June 12, 2016 “Take Charge Chicago Referendums” Would Put Term Limits on the Mayor and Elect a Consumer Advocate CHICAGO – Pat Quinn, who served as Illinois Governor from 2009 to 2015, today launched a… Read More

NY Times: In Deeply Divided Chicago, Most Agree: City Is Off Course

CHICAGO — The people of Chicago are deeply riven by race, class and neighborhood, distrustful of the police, fearful of the growing rate of violent crime and united chiefly in their disapproval of the mayor’s performance and their… Read More