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  1. Article number 1 - Governor Quinn Announces Ebola Task Force
  2. Article number 2 - Governor Quinn Visits Chicago Chocolate Business as Illinois Comeback Continues
  3. Article number 3 - Governor Quinn Statement on Positive Economic News
  4. Article number 4 - Governor Quinn Announces $1 Million Investment in Chicago Innovation Exchange
  5. Article number 5 - Governor Quinn Announces Investment for Early Childhood Center in Brighton Park Neighborhood
  •  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 Visits Chicago Chocolate Business as Illinois Comeback ContinuesGovernor Quinn Visits Chicago Chocolate Business as Illinois Comeback Continues

    CHICAGO – As Illinois’ unemployment rate continued falling to its lowest point in more than six years, Governor Pat Quinn today visited Vosges Haut-Chocolat in Chicago to discuss the state’s ongoing economic comeback. In September, Illinois’ unemployment rate dropped for the seventh consecutive month, from 6.7 to 6.6 percent, the lowest level since June 2008. Today’s event is part of the Governor’s agenda to create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward.

  •  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.

  •  Governor Quinn Announces $1 Million Investment in Chicago Innovation ExchangeGovernor Quinn Announces $1 Million Investment in Chicago Innovation Exchange

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today announced an investment in the new Chicago Innovation Exchange, an innovative business incubator for entrepreneurs. The state’s partnership will help provide resources for University of Chicago faculty and students and local community entrepreneurs as they turn discoveries and ideas into startups. Today’s announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward.

  •  Governor Quinn Announces Investment for Early Childhood Center in Brighton Park NeighborhoodGovernor Quinn Announces Investment for Early Childhood Center in Brighton Park Neighborhood

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today announced an investment to help Gads Hill Center develop an early childhood education center in the Brighton Park neighborhood of Chicago. Today’s announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s Birth to Five Initiative unveiled during his 2014 State of the State address that is focused on three keys to a healthy child: prenatal care, access to early care and learning opportunities and strong parent support.

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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.