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  1. Article number 1 - Governor Quinn Announces Cronus Has Chosen Illinois for New $1.4 Billion Fertilizer Plant
  2. Article number 2 - Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin and Amazon Announce 1,000 Full-Time Jobs in Illinois
  3. Article number 3 - Governor Quinn Announces Coyote Logistics to Expand in Illinois, Create 500 New Jobs
  4. Article number 4 - Governor Quinn Announces Ebola Task Force
  5. Article number 5 - Governor Quinn Statement on Positive Economic News
  •  Governor Quinn Announces Cronus Has Chosen Illinois for New $1.4 Billion Fertilizer PlantGovernor Quinn Announces Cronus Has Chosen Illinois for New $1.4 Billion Fertilizer Plant

    TUSCOLA – Governor Pat Quinn today was joined by company officials to announce that Cronus Fertilizers, a much-anticipated $1.4 billion fertilizer plant, will be built in Tuscola. Following a search process that included 76 sites in nine states, Cronus has chosen Illinois to expand their business with a new facility that will create approximately 2,000 construction jobs and 175 permanent jobs.

    Governor Quinn aggressively worked to secure this investment, personally meeting with the company and mobilizing his cabinet to bring the project to Illinois. Today’s announcement is part of his agenda to create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward.

  •  Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin and Amazon Announce 1,000 Full-Time Jobs in IllinoisGovernor Quinn, Senator Durbin and Amazon Announce 1,000 Full-Time Jobs in Illinois

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and Amazon.com Inc. today announced plans to create more than 1,000 full-time jobs and $75 million in investment in Illinois. Amazon is beginning site selection activities and it plans to open its first facility in Illinois next year.

    “Today Illinois is leading the Midwest in job creation and Amazon will strengthen that growth by delivering 1,000 new jobs to our state,” Governor Quinn said.

  •  Governor Quinn Announces Coyote Logistics to Expand in Illinois, Create 500 New JobsGovernor Quinn Announces Coyote Logistics to Expand in Illinois, Create 500 New Jobs

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today announced that Chicago-based transportation and logistics provider Coyote Logistics has chosen to expand its headquarters in Illinois, adding 500 full-time jobs at its Logan Square facility. The announcement follows news from last week that Illinois was second in the nation and led the Midwest for job growth in September. Today’s event is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward.

  •  Governor Quinn Announces Ebola Task ForceGovernor Quinn Announces Ebola Task Force

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a task force that will help ensure the public health system across Illinois is prepared for the Ebola virus. The task force was established through Executive Order with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and includes members representing health care, local public health, emergency responders, the Illinois State Board of Health, state agencies and others to further strengthen our ability to respond to Ebola. Today’s announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect the health of the people of Illinois.

  •  Governor Quinn Statement on Positive Economic NewsGovernor Quinn Statement on Positive Economic News

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn issued a statement regarding the latest economic information released today. Illinois led the Midwest – and was second in the nation – in job creation. Illinois has seen the nation’s largest drop in unemployment over the last year. In September, Illinois’ unemployment rate dropped for the seventh consecutive month, from 6.7 to 6.6 percent, the lowest level since June 2008 and down from 11.4 percent at the peak of the recession. In the last two months Illinois employers have created more than 40,000 jobs.

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Illinois’ Jobs Comeback

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Financial Reporting Standards Board

The Governor's Office is joining with the Office of the Comptroller, the Office of Management & Budget, the Department of Human Services, the Department of Revenue and the Department of Corrections to begin the process of modernizing the State's Financial Accounting Systems.