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  1. Article number 1 - Governor Quinn Statement on Positive Economic News
  2. Article number 2 - The last, full measure...
  3. Article number 3 - Stay Informed about the State's Ebola Preparedness Efforts
  4. Article number 4 - October is "Safe to Sleep" Month
  5. Article number 5 - Governor Quinn’s Administration to Announce “Governor’s Awards for Excellence” on October 10
  •  Governor Quinn Statement on Positive Economic News

    Governor 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.

  •  The last, full measure...

    The last, full measure...

    This one-act play, about Lincoln's final hours, is a powerful and moving piece of theater.

    Written by Illinois author Ken Bradbury and featuring Richard "Fritz" Klein as President Lincoln.

    Each evening will include a musical performance:
    Thursday:  The Four Sopranos
    Friday:  Ben Bedford
    Saturday:  The Four Sopranos
    Sunday:  1st Illinois Volunteer Regimental Band

  •  Stay Informed about the State's Ebola Preparedness Efforts

    Stay Informed about the State's Ebola Preparedness Efforts

    The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is continually monitoring for possible cases of Ebola in Illinois and will alert the public if a suspected case is discovered and an individual requires testing.

    IDPH has established an Ebola hotline that anyone can call with questions, 24 hours a day, at 800-889-3931.

    In addition, you can find out about the state’s preparedness efforts by visiting: ebola.illinois.gov

  •  October is "Safe to Sleep" Month

    October is "Safe to Sleep" Month

    Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Other Sleep-Related Causes of Infant Death

    Make sure everyone who cares for your baby knows the ways to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death. Remember: Babies sleep safest on their backs, and every sleep time counts!

    Information for Parents and Caregivers

  •  Governor Quinn’s Administration to Announce “Governor’s Awards for Excellence” on October 10

    Governor Quinn’s Administration to Announce “Governor’s Awards for Excellence” on October 10

    CHICAGO - Governor Pat Quinn’s administration will unveil the winners of the “2014 Governor’s Awards for Excellence” in the fields of art, education and community health at his annual Latino Heritage Month Reception, Friday, October 10, 6:00 p.m., at the National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St, Chicago.