It would require the federal government to provide quality health care for those who have served in the armed services. Quinn said more than 90 percent of Illinois voters approved the measure.
"It's tragic that 1.8 million veterans in America who have served our country, including in Afghanistan and Iraq, do not have health insurance. They're left out and that's not acceptable," Quinn said.
Quinn says the president's proposed budget does not provide enough money to cover veteran's health care.