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  1. Article number 1 - Governor Quinn and Mayor Emanuel Thank New Safe Passage Workers
  2. Article number 2 - The last, full measure...
  3. Article number 3 - Governor Quinn Announces Ebola Task Force
  4. Article number 4 - November is Diabetes Awareness Month!
  5. Article number 5 - Governor Quinn Statement on Positive Economic News
  •  Governor Quinn and Mayor Emanuel Thank New Safe Passage Workers

    Governor Quinn and Mayor Emanuel Thank New Safe Passage Workers

    CHICAGO - Governor Pat Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Chicago Public Schools (CPS) officials to welcome hundreds of newly-hired workers to the Safe Passage program at a rally today. The latest expansion to Safe Passage, a student safety program that has grown significantly under Mayor Emanuel, was made possible by a $10 million investment from Governor Quinn and the state of Illinois.

  •  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

  •  Governor Quinn Announces Ebola Task Force

    Governor Quinn Announces Ebola Task Force

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a task force that will help ensure the public health system across Illinois is prepared for the Ebola virus. The task force was established through Executive Order with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and includes members representing health care, local public health, emergency responders, the Illinois State Board of Health, state agencies and others to further strengthen our ability to respond to Ebola. Today’s announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect the health of the people of Illinois.

  •  November is Diabetes Awareness Month!

    November is Diabetes Awareness Month!

    Diabetes is serious chronic disease that poses a major public health problem.

    American Diabetes Month takes place each November and is a time to come together as a community to Stop Diabetes®!

    American Diabetes Association

  •  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.