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  1. Article number 1 - Governor Quinn Announces Clean Water Investments in Stickney and Burbank
  2. Article number 2 - Illinois: Where Fresh Is
  3. Article number 3 - Governor Quinn Proclaims “Sister Rivers and Lakes Week”
  4. Article number 4 - Summer? No Sweat. A Summer Survival Guide.
  5. Article number 5 - Public Hearing for 2015 LIHEAP State Plan
  •  Governor Quinn Announces Clean Water Investments in Stickney and Burbank

    Governor Quinn Announces Clean Water Investments in Stickney and Burbank

    STICKNEY – Governor Pat Quinn today announced investments to make significant clean water related improvements in Stickney and Burbank. The projects, totaling $134 million, will help curb water pollution and alleviate flooding while supporting hundreds of jobs. Today’s announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure, create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward.

  •  Illinois: Where Fresh Is

    Illinois: Where Fresh Is

    Television advertising, billboards and social media outlets across the state have begun promoting Illinois: Where Fresh Is, a campaign highlighting Illinois-grown produce at more than 300 participating locations, including, grocery stores, farmers’ markets and farm stands.

    Each location is proudly displaying the Illinois: Where Fresh Is banner near its Illinois-grown fruits and vegetables section to encourage consumers to buy local! Several of last year’s participants saw up to a 50% increase in sales due to their participation.

    Where Fresh Is brochure

  •  Governor Quinn Proclaims “Sister Rivers and Lakes Week”

    Governor Quinn Proclaims “Sister Rivers and Lakes Week”

    CHICAGO - Governor Pat Quinn today proclaimed September 7-13, 2014 as “Illinois Sister Rivers and Lakes Week” to celebrate the importance of the Illinois River and Lake Michigan, and address the shared challenges of waterways throughout the world. The Governor will salute Illinois’ eight “Sister Rivers and Lakes” partners on four continents with a free exhibit, open to the public this week in the James R. Thompson Center Atrium, 100 W. Randolph, Chicago.

  •  Summer? No Sweat. A Summer Survival Guide.

    Summer? No Sweat. A Summer Survival Guide.

    Summertime’s warm weather prompts most people to get outside and enjoy more outdoor activities. Regardless of which activity you choose — swimming, boating, bicycling, gardening — it is important to avoid health and safety hazards. The tips in this booklet will help you avoid some of the more common hazards associated with the summer season, so you can have fun in the sun!

  •  Public Hearing for 2015 LIHEAP State Plan

    Public Hearing for 2015 LIHEAP State Plan

    PUBLIC NOTICE – The State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Illinois Conference Room, 3rd floor at 100 W. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL and in the 7th floor Conference Room at 500 East Monroe Street, Springfield, IL. These two locations will be linked via video conference.

    Public Hearing Agenda

    Draft 2015 LIHEAP State Plan