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2011 Press Release Archive 

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December 2011

Lt. Governor Simon supports campaign finance reform

Lt. Governor Simon records holiday greeting for troops

Lt. Governor Simon statement on Blagojevich sentencing

November 2011

Lt. Governor Simon praises bipartisan budget plan

Lt. Governor Simon: Time to fill out school efficiency survey

Lt. Governor Simon: Fight hunger this holiday season

Lt. Governor Simon testifies on rural EMS issues

Lt. Gov. Simon urges Congress to support military children

Lt. Gov. Simon hosts Classrooms First hearing

Lt. Governor Simon statement on Scott Air Force Base layoffs

Lt. Gov. Simon to U.S. Reps: Ensure high-quality education at North Chicago Schools

October 2011

Lt. Governor Simon gathers ideas on education reform from Quad Cities residents

Lt. Governor Simon awards green industry leaders

Lt. Governor Simon helps teach students the importance of agriculture

Lt. Governor Simon, AARP urge legislature to side with consumers

Simon to host Classrooms First hearing in Central Illinois

Lt. Governor Simon announces winners of USDA farmers market grant

Lt. Governor Simon hosts Classrooms First hearing

Simon: HopeLine drive collects 2,000-plus cell phones

Lt. Governor Simon launches public survey on school district efficiency

Lt. Governor Simon completes statewide college tour

Simon: More math equals higher college completion

Lt. Governor Simon: Donate old cellphones to domestic violence survivors

Governor Quinn Announces PARC Investments to 22 Communities, Creating 300 Jobs

September 2011

Illinois State Board of Education and Lt. Governor Simon Celebrate First National Farm to School Month in October

Simon's Classrooms First Commission ready to launch

Lt. Governor Simon tours Elgin, Harper colleges

Lt. Governor Simon visits Black Hawk, Illinois Valley

Lt. Governor Simon tours Carl Sandburg, Spoon River

Lt. Governor Simon creating panel to improve EMS access

Lt. Governor Simon tours Southland community colleges

Lt. Governor Simon joins Shedd in beach cleanup

Simon joins SWIC in signing sustainability compact

Lt. Gov. Simon re-launches Science Advisory Committee

Lt. Governor Simon: Say "no" to rate hikes

August 2011

Lt. Governor Simon signs sustainability compact

Simon, political reformers call for new ethics rules

Simon to lead Classrooms First Commission

Lt. Gov. Simon welcomes third graders back to school

Lt. Governor Simon visits Thomas Elementary School

Governor Signs Legislation to Support Farmers and Home Producers on State Fair Agriculture Day

State’s ‘Top Scholars’ honored by Lt. Governor Simon

Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Improve College Graduation Rates

Lt. Governor Simon tours John Wood Community College

Lt. Governor Simon voices support for Illinois DREAM Act

July 2011

Simon to Iowa: Make decision on rail funding

More colleges offering degrees in wind energy, Simon says

Simon urges future Class of 2025 to aim for college

Lt. Governor Simon brings college tour to Lake Land

Capital funding release helps Parkland begin final construction projects

Lt. Governor Simon visits Parkland College

Lt. Governor Simon chairs first meeting of revamped Rural Affairs Council

Lt. Governor Simon recognizes Wetland Warriors

Lt. Governor Simon: LINK use up at farmers markets

June 2011

Lt. Governor Simon encourages flood victims to attend IEMA buyout meeting

Statement on Blagojevich verdict

Lt. Governor Simon visits three north suburban colleges

Lt. Gov. Simon visits Illinois Eastern Community Colleges

Lt. Gov. Simon supports urban farms, markets in Chicago

Lt. Gov. Simon seeking input from Wabash and Ohio Rivers area residents

Lt. Gov. Simon: Apply for Farmers Market Grants

Governor Quinn Signs Historic Education Reform

Simon: Water experts needed for Science Advisory Committee

Lt. Governor Simon celebrates first Illinois civil unions

May 2011

Lt. Gov. Simon to U.S. Reps: Protect Rock Island Arsenal, join new Defense Communities Caucus

Lt. Gov. Simon's Complete College Tour visits Heartland

Lt. Governor Simon continues Complete College Tour

Lt. Gov. Simon delivers Waubonsee commencement address

Red Cross distributes meals to flood victims

Lt. Governor Simon re-launches Rural Affairs Council

Lt. Governor Simon tours Rock Island Arsenal

Lt. Governor Simon declares today Pattern Review Day

Lt. Governor Simon aims to protect Rockford rivers

Simon supports federal order to clean up Chicago River

Lt. Governor Simon promotes job creation at Joliet Arsenal

Red Cross to distribute "comfort kits" to children

Lt. Governor Simon tours Lincoln Land college learning lab

Lt. Governor Simon tours Southeastern Illinois College

Lt. Governor Simon visits Red Cross shelter at Shawnee Community College

April 2011

Lt. Governor Simon statement on Appeals Court decision

Lt. Governor Simon returns to Southern Illinois flood region

Lt. Governor Simon visits Richland Community College

Lt. Governor Simon: State's ethics form is weak

Complete College Tour continues at College of DuPage

Lt. Governor Simon calls for map hearings

Simon urges passage of SB 630

Lt. Governor Simon rallies in support of equal pay

Lt. Governor Simon urges homeowners to access free mortgage assistance

Lt. Governor Simon tours Lewis and Clark

March 2011

Lt. Governor Simon visits Shawnee Community College

Lt. Governor Simon confident Chicago will receive FEMA funding

Lt. Governor Simon tours Triton College

Lt. Governor Simon attends Family Farmed Expo, supports local food systems

Lt. Governor Simon: Link state funding to student success

Lt. Governor Simon welds at SWIC, East St. Louis

February 2011

Simon highlights dual credit at Illinois Central College

Simon promotes digital safety contest

Lt. Governor Simon visits JALC on Complete College tour

Lt. Governor Simon launches "Complete College" tour

January 2011

Lt. Governor Simon releases financial statement

Simon Inauguration is "Made in Illinois"

DK Hirner named Chief of Staff