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  1. Article number 1 - Governor Quinn Announces Clean Water Investments in Stickney and Burbank
  2. Article number 2 - Governor Quinn Announces $200 Million Milestone for Welcome Home Heroes Homeownership Program
  3. Article number 3 - Governor Quinn Honors Fallen Servicemembers on Patriot Day
  4. Article number 4 - Governor Quinn Proclaims “Sister Rivers and Lakes Week”
  5. Article number 5 - Governor Quinn Kicks-Off 2014-2015 School Year
  •  Governor Quinn Announces Clean Water Investments in Stickney and BurbankGovernor Quinn Announces Clean Water Investments in Stickney and Burbank

    STICKNEY – Governor Pat Quinn today announced investments to make significant clean water related improvements in Stickney and Burbank. The projects, totaling $134 million, will help curb water pollution and alleviate flooding while supporting hundreds of jobs. Today’s announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure, create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward.

  •  Governor Quinn Announces $200 Million Milestone for Welcome Home Heroes Homeownership ProgramGovernor Quinn Announces $200 Million Milestone for Welcome Home Heroes Homeownership Program

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today announced more than 1,600 veterans, active military personnel, reservists and Illinois National Guard members have accessed more than $200 million through his Welcome Home Heroes homeownership program. The down payment assistance and affordable fixed-rate mortgages under the program are funded with a $20 million investment from Governor Quinn’s Illinois Jobs Now! construction program.

  •  Governor Quinn Honors Fallen Servicemembers on Patriot DayGovernor Quinn Honors Fallen Servicemembers on Patriot Day

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today commemorated Patriot Day and opened the “Portrait of a Soldier” memorial exhibit at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The exhibit features a series of hand-drawn portraits of nearly all of the 326 Illinois men and women who have died while serving our country in Iraq and Afghanistan since Sept. 11, 2001.

    “September 11 will forever be a solemn day across America,” Governor Quinn said. “Each of us owes a debt of gratitude to those whose lives were lost that fateful day, and in the days and years following the tragedy that forever changed our nation.

  •  Governor Quinn Proclaims “Sister Rivers and Lakes Week”Governor Quinn Proclaims “Sister Rivers and Lakes Week”

    CHICAGO - Governor Pat Quinn today proclaimed September 7-13, 2014 as “Illinois Sister Rivers and Lakes Week” to celebrate the importance of the Illinois River and Lake Michigan, and address the shared challenges of waterways throughout the world. The Governor will salute Illinois’ eight “Sister Rivers and Lakes” partners on four continents with a free exhibit, open to the public this week in the James R. Thompson Center Atrium, 100 W. Randolph, Chicago.

  •  Governor Quinn Kicks-Off 2014-2015 School YearGovernor Quinn Kicks-Off 2014-2015 School Year

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today visited students at two Chicago Public Schools on their first day of school to wish all students in Illinois a happy and healthy year of learning. The Governor visited Vanderpoel Elementary Magnet School and Schmid Elementary School on the south side of Chicago. Today’s events are part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to give every child in Illinois the opportunity for a high-quality education.

    “As we kick-off a new year of learning, I wish all our students across Illinois a happy and healthy school year,” Governor Quinn said. “There’s no more important investment than an investment in our children’s education. As we work to try to bring classroom funding to the highest levels in Illinois history, it’s important to give thanks to all our teachers who are helping to make a difference across our state.”

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Get Covered Illinois - The Official Health Marketplace Welcome Home Heroes Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity IllinoisJobLink.com Illinois Joining Forces Illinois Clean Water Initiative green.illinois.gov Share Our Strength - No Kid Hungry - Illinois Fuel Up to Play 60 Illinois Export Advisory Council Advantage Illinois IL Department of Labor Serve Illinois - Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service Data.Illinois.gov - State of Illinois Data Portal DRS Success drs.illinois.gov/success Sunshine: Illinois Accountability Project Save Our State Money: State Government Suggestion Award Board Appointments.illinois.gov Donate: The Illinois Military Family Relief Fund Blow the Whistle: WhistleBlower.Illinois.gov

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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.