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November 2014

New study: Arsenal generates $1.2B in economic activity
Quad-City Times - Nov. 20, 2014

Scott gives Metro East $3.5 billion boost
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Nov. 20, 2014

Report gauges impact of military spending throughout Illinois
St. Louis Public Radio - Nov. 20, 2014

Simon says illinois bases will be impacted by cuts
WICS - Nov. 20, 2014

Arsenal loses nearly 1,100 jobs in two years
Moline Dispatch/Rock Island Argus - Nov. 20, 2014

New report reveals $13.3B economic impact statewide by military and defense
Belleville News-Democrat - Nov. 20, 2014

IL Lt. Gov. Simon supports first responders at rural EMS summit
KFVS - Nov. 19, 2014


October 2014

Niles students put on program for Lt. Gov., village officials
The Journal - Oct. 29, 2014

Simon gets mammogram, urges all women to get screened for breast cancer
WAND - Oct. 27, 2014

Simon talks education spending, economic disclosure with Joliet Rotary
The Joliet Herald News - Oct. 21, 2014

Sec. of the Army visiting Rock Island Arsenal
WQAD - Oct. 7, 2014

Army Secretary praises Arsenal, warns of budget cuts
Quad-City Times - Oct. 8, 2014

DuPage Habitat for Humanity Partners with Women from Across the County to Build Affordable Housing
Chicago Tribune - Oct. 6, 2014

Sheila Simon unveils initiative to help domestic violence survivors
Kane County Chronicle - Oct. 2, 2014

September 2014

Cell phones sought to assist domestic violence victims
Belleville News-Democrat - Sept. 30, 2014

Lt. Gov. Simon visits children in Du Quoin
The Southern Illinoisan - Sept. 16, 2014

Joliet college partners with Chicago union to educate workers
Morris Daily Herald - Sept. 9, 2014

Virtual legal clinic for domestic violence survivors launched in Quad Cities area
WQAD - Sept. 5, 2014

Virtual legal clinic will help domestic violence victims
Rock Island Argus/Dispatch - Sept. 5, 2014

Lt. Gov. Sheila simon visits Algonquin to highlight work in ethics, education
Northwest Herald - Sept. 3, 2014

August 2014

Simon checking up on Dist. 87 students
Bloomington Pantagraph - Aug. 27, 2014

Simon challenges Carbondale sixth graders
The Southern Illinoisan - Aug. 23, 2014

Ill. Lt. Gov. Simon donates books to schools
Associated Press - Aug. 22, 2014

Districts 219, 69 form unprecedented partnership
Skokie Review - Aug. 22, 2014

Skokie school districts enter into Classrooms First Commission agreement
WBEZ - Aug. 20, 2014

Lt. Governor Sheila Simon celebrates Illinois authors at State Fair
ci Living TV - Aug. 16, 2014

Simon tours Grafton fish plant
Alton Telegraph - Aug. 11, 2014

Sheila Simon's account of gunfire at Bud Billiken parade
Chicago Tribune - Aug. 11, 2014

Elected officials' state fair tents offer variety of services
Springfield State Journal-Register - Aug. 6, 2014

July 2014

Domestic violence victims can seek advice from 'Virtual Legal Clinic'
Champaign News-Gazette - July 19, 2014

Women should make own health care decisions
Arlington Heights Daily Herald - July 7, 2014

Illinois can fight court's bad health care ruling
Chicago Sun-Times - July 2, 2014

June 2014

Lt. Gov. Simon promotes Link Card at Elgin Harvest Market
Arlington Heights Daily Herald - June 26, 2014

Illinois community colleges promote electric vehicles with road trip
WAND - June 24, 2014


Simon talks river commerce in D.C.
Alton Daily News - June 22, 2014


Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon calls for sustainability strategy for Mississippi river

Associated Press - June 12, 2014

Rahm Emanuel, Pat Quinn honored for work on Illinois gay marriage law
ChicagoPride.com - June 10, 2014 

Bernard Schoenburg: Simon still pushing for new disclosure forms
State Journal-Register - June 5, 2014

May 2014

Lt. Governor Simon applauds Senate passage of education funding reform measure
Rock River Times - May 28, 2014

Kishwaukee College graduates look to future
Daily Chronicle - May 18, 2014

Committee OKs bill to help military kids transfer into Illinois schools
Belleville News-Democrat - May 6, 2014

Simon Backs Bill Supporting Children Of Military Families
WICS-TV - May 6, 2014

April 2014

Officials urge school funding rewrite
The Southern Illinoisan - April 26, 2014

Education Funding Reform in Illinois
WSIU Radio - April 25, 2014

Bill would make it easier for military kids to transfer into Illinois schools
Belleville News-Democrat - April 19, 2014

Protecting Scott A.F.B., the Aim of Sen. Durbin
KMOX - April 15, 2014

Lt. Gov. Simon to raise sexual assault, domestic violence awareness at center in Peoria
Associated Press - April 12, 2014

Lt. governor reports paying almost $45,000 in taxes
Bloomington Pantagraph - April 14, 2014

Lt. Governor Pushes for Link Cards at Farmer's Market
WSIL-TV - April 12, 2014

Lawmakers consider school funding
Bloomington Pantagraph - April 3, 2014

Lt. Gov. Simon to address Carbondale students
KFVS-TV - April 2, 2014

March 2014

Simon joins neighboring lieutenant governors in fight for education, waterway reforms
Rock River Times - March 26, 2014

Simon taps CGS for military study
NIU TODAY - March 21, 2014

NIU To Spearhead Study On Active Military Bases in Illinois
WTVO - March 21, 2014

Our view: Transparency
Jacksonville Journal-Courier - March 2, 2014 

February 2014

Lt. Governor Sheila Simon announces tax transparency tool
Rock River Times - February 5, 2014

January 2014

Simon Working to Improve Military Children's Education
WICS - January 15, 2014

Simon pushes for school funding change
NPR - January 14, 2014

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon pushes for school funding reform; meeting in Waterloo
Daily Journal - January 13, 2014

Speakers: Women must set leading example
Southern Illinoisan - January 13, 2014

New Illinois law will help rural ambulance crews
Associated Press