spending http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Quinn waited to sign state budgeting law, timing draws criticism http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/quinn-waited-sign-state-budgeting-law-timing-draws-criticism <p><em>Reporting from Illinois Public Radio&#39;s Amanda Vinicky used in this report. </em></p><p>A new Illinois law is supposed to clamp down on state government&#39;s habit of overspending. But, Illinois Governor <a href="http://www2.illinois.gov/gov/Pages/default.aspx">Pat Quinn</a> waited until after <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/tune-tonight-illinois-annual-budget-address">his budget presentation</a> to sign it.</p> Mon, 21 Feb 2011 21:39:48 +0000 Illinois Public Radio 576 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Quinn waited to sign state budgeting law, timing draws criticism