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  1. Article number 1 - Governor Quinn Visits Washington and Brookport Communities on Anniversary of Deadly Tornadoes
  2. Article number 2 - Undying Words: Lincoln 1858-1865
  3. Article number 3 - Governor 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 Visits Washington and Brookport Communities on Anniversary of Deadly Tornadoes

    Governor Quinn Visits Washington and Brookport Communities on Anniversary of Deadly Tornadoes

    WASHINGTON – One year after deadly tornadoes devastated several areas of Illinois, Governor Pat Quinn today visited two of Illinois’ hardest-hit communities, Washington and Brookport, to visit with families and participate in the dedication of a new memorial to mark the tragedy. The Governor also announced additional state recovery assistance to aid the two communities who are still in the process of rebuilding and recovery one year later.

  •  Undying Words: Lincoln 1858-1865

    Undying Words: Lincoln 1858-1865

    November 22, 2014, to February 28, 2016

    A powerful look at Lincoln’s greatest words and how they helped end slavery in America. One hundred fifty years after the Civil War ended and Lincoln died, this exhibit, presented by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum and the Chicago History Museum, shows what was at stake for the slaves, soldiers and families caught up in the crisis Lincoln devoted himself to ending.

    Brochure

  •  Governor Quinn Announces Ebola Task Force

    Governor Announces Ebola Task Force

    CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn 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 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. The 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.