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  1. Article number 1 - Governor Quinn and Uber Announce Major Chicago Headquarters Expansion
  2. Article number 2 - Governor Quinn Honors “Latinos Building Illinois”
  3. Article number 3 - Governor Quinn Presents Gene & Jude’s with Inaugural “Enjoy Illinois: Delicious Destination” Award
  4. Article number 4 - Governor Quinn and Mayor Emanuel Break Ground On New 95th Street Terminal
  5. Article number 5 - Governor Quinn Visits Chicago’s Hydro, Inc. as Illinois’ Unemployment Rate Continues to Drop
  •  Governor Quinn and Uber Announce Major Chicago Headquarters ExpansionGovernor Quinn and Uber Announce Major Chicago Headquarters Expansion

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn and Uber executives today announced that the ridesharing giant is moving forward with creating 420 new jobs by the end of 2016 in a major expansion of its Chicago regional headquarters. The announcement follows action the Governor took last month to veto legislation that would have imposed statewide restrictions on Uber and prohibited it from expanding beyond its current footprint in Illinois. The event is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward.

  •  Governor Quinn Honors “Latinos Building Illinois”Governor Quinn Honors “Latinos Building Illinois”

    CHICAGO - Since the 1880s, Latinos have been building Illinois’ roads, railroads and water infrastructure. Governor Pat Quinn will showcase their accomplishments as part of 2014 Latino Heritage Month with a free exhibit, open from Monday, September 22 to Friday, September 26, in the James R. Thompson Center Atrium, 100 W. Randolph, Chicago.

  •  Governor Quinn Presents Gene & Jude’s with Inaugural “Enjoy Illinois: Delicious Destination” AwardGovernor Quinn Presents Gene & Jude’s with Inaugural “Enjoy Illinois: Delicious Destination” Award

    RIVER GROVE – Governor Pat Quinn today honored the iconic Chicago area hot dog stand Gene & Jude’s with the first-ever “Enjoy Illinois: Delicious Destination” award. The new culinary designation celebrates local food establishments that are beloved stops for visitors and locals alike. The award also highlights the important role Illinois restaurants play in Illinois’ economic comeback.

  •  Governor Quinn and Mayor Emanuel Break Ground On New 95th Street TerminalGovernor Quinn and Mayor Emanuel Break Ground On New 95th Street Terminal

    CHICAGO - Governor Quinn and Mayor Rahm Emanuel today broke ground on a new 95th Street Terminal for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), one of the largest station projects in CTA history. The $240 million reconstruction project will replace the current facility, built in 1969, creating a signature transit hub that will serve CTA’s busiest rail line and 1,000 buses each weekday, and become an anchor for economic opportunity on Chicago’s South Side.

  •  Governor Quinn Visits Chicago’s Hydro, Inc. as Illinois’ Unemployment Rate Continues to DropGovernor Quinn Visits Chicago’s Hydro, Inc. as Illinois’ Unemployment Rate Continues to Drop

    CHICAGO – As Illinois’ unemployment rate continued to fall to its lowest point in six years, Governor Pat Quinn today visited Hydro, Inc. in Chicago to discuss the state’s ongoing economic recovery. Over the past six months, Illinois' unemployment rate has fallen faster than any other state in the country. Illinois’ unemployment rate dropped for the sixth consecutive month, from 6.8 to 6.7 percent in August, its lowest level since August 2008 and lower than when the Governor took office. Today’s event is part of the Governor’s agenda to create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward.

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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.