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  1. Article number 1 - Governor Quinn Promotes Welcome Home Illinois Program at Annual Affordable Housing Conference
  2. Article number 2 - Governor Quinn Proclaims Tuesday, April 22, Earth Day in Illinois
  3. Article number 3 - Governor Quinn Launches Pledge to Support Child Abuse Prevention
  4. Article number 4 - Governor Quinn Urges Homebuyers to Act Fast and Take Advantage of Welcome Home Illinois Program
  5. Article number 5 - Governor Quinn Unveils Six-Year, $8.6 Billion Transportation Construction Program
  •  Governor Quinn Promotes Welcome Home Illinois Program at Annual Affordable Housing ConferenceGovernor Quinn Promotes Welcome Home Illinois Program at Annual Affordable Housing Conference

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today addressed the annual Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing where he discussed the state’s commitment to affordable homeownership and his new Welcome Home Illinois loan program for first-time homebuyers. The mortgage assistance package has seen significant interest since its launch in March – so far 384 Illinois residents have reserved $46 million in total financing. The conference is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to drive Illinois’ economy forward by improving access to affordable housing.

  •  Governor Quinn Proclaims Tuesday, April 22, Earth Day in IllinoisGovernor Quinn Proclaims Tuesday, April 22, Earth Day in Illinois

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn proclaimed Tuesday, April 22 as “Earth Day” in Illinois and urged residents to get outdoors and involved in keeping Illinois at the forefront of conservation and sustainability. The Governor also discussed the work the state is doing to improve sustainability and protect our environment. Today’s proclamation is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect our natural resources and ensure a clean and healthy environment for future generations.

    Happy Earth Month!

  •  Governor Quinn Launches Pledge to Support Child Abuse PreventionGovernor Quinn Launches Pledge to Support Child Abuse Prevention

    CHICAGO – In an effort to stamp out child abuse in Illinois, Governor Pat Quinn joins Children’s Home + Aid and the Illinois Blue Bow Committee to create the Governor’s Pledge. The Governor’s Pledge, launched in April for Child Abuse Prevention Month, urges the public to take an active role in the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

    Take the Pledge!

  •  Governor Quinn Urges Homebuyers to Act Fast and Take Advantage of Welcome Home Illinois ProgramGovernor Quinn Urges Homebuyers to Act Fast and Take Advantage of Welcome Home Illinois Program

    CHICAGO – Two weeks after first launching the Welcome Home Illinois loan program, Governor Pat Quinn is traveling to cities across Illinois to raise awareness of the program, discuss its benefits and explain how people can participate. The Governor is visiting Chicago, Rockford, the Quad Cities and Peoria to discuss the impact first-time homebuyers have on the state’s economy and urge them to act fast while the program is available. The events are part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to drive economic growth by making homeownership more affordable in Illinois.

  •  Governor Quinn Unveils Six-Year, $8.6 Billion Transportation Construction ProgramGovernor Quinn Unveils Six-Year, $8.6 Billion Transportation Construction Program

    SPRINGFIELD – Days after receiving positive feedback from bond rating agencies regarding his fiscal year 2015 budget plan, Governor Pat Quinn today unveiled a six-year, $8.6 billion construction program that will improve roads and bridges throughout Illinois while making major investments in public transportation. The projects are part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to create jobs and build a 21st century infrastructure that will drive Illinois’ economy forward.

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Focus Items


Education for Illinois’ Deaf and Blind Children

The Governor’s Office is joining with members of the General Assembly, state agency representatives, parents, school administrators, teachers, labor unions and advocacy groups to examine governance, funding and other issues associated with the education options for blind and/or deaf students.


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.