Governor Rauner reverses Quinn’s executive orders

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SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Bruce Rauner has rescinded seven executive orders signed by former Governor Pat Quinn during his final days in office.

Rauner issued his own executive orders Friday night, which effectively canceled almost all of the actions Quinn took in his final hours.

Those reversed orders include Quinn's order that would require governors to disclose their income tax returns every year.

Rauner also pulled the plug on Quinn's attempt to raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour for all state contractors.

A Rauner spokesman said many of Quinn's final actions were "to settle political scores."

Quinn tells the Tribune he has "no apologies."

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