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  1. Article number 1 - Governor Signs Executive Order Creating New Illinois Bicentennial Commission
  2. Article number 2 - Rauner Administration Abolishes Position in IDOT Patronage Hiring Scandal
  3. Article number 3 - Illinois Makes Dramatic Improvement in Technology Rating
  4. Article number 4 - Governor Meets with Companies at International Manufacturing Technology Show
  5. Article number 5 - IDOC and IDHS Partner to Improve Care for Mentally Ill Offenders
  •  Governor Signs Executive Order Creating New Illinois Bicentennial Commission

    Governor Signs Executive Order Creating New Illinois Bicentennial Commission

    SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner today signed Executive Order 2016-11 to create the new Illinois Bicentennial Commission and the Governor's Office of the Illinois Bicentennial to lead the planning for the celebration of the state's 200th anniversary.

    "The Illinois Bicentennial is an incredible opportunity to celebrate Illinois' contributions to the country and the world and plan for our next 200 years of innovation and achievements," said Governor Rauner.​

  •  Rauner Administration Abolishes Position in IDOT Patronage Hiring Scandal

    Rauner Administration Abolishes Position in IDOT Patronage Hiring Scandal

    SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Rauner Administration announced today it has abolished the staff assistant position at the Illinois Department of Transportation. The position was central to the IDOT patronage hiring scandal that began under previous administrations.​

  •  Illinois Makes Dramatic Improvement in Technology Rating

    Illinois Makes Dramatic Improvement in Technology Rating

    SPRINGFIELD, IL – In an announcement today at the 2016 National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) Conference in Orlando, Florida, the Center for Digital Government named Illinois as one of the most improved states in the country for technology and innovation. In just 18 months, Illinois has moved from the bottom quarter to the top third of all 50 states.​

  •  Governor Meets with Companies at International Manufacturing Technology Show

    Governor Meets with Companies at International Manufacturing Technology Show

    CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner today toured the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) at McCormick Place, visiting the booths of six companies with a presence in Illinois. IMTS is one of the world’s largest industrial trade shows, featuring more than 2,000 exhibiting companies from more than 114 countries.​​

  •  IDOC and IDHS Partner to Improve Care for Mentally Ill Offenders

    IDOC and IDHS Partner to Improve Care for Mentally Ill Offenders

    ​SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) and the Illinois Department of Human Services today announced a joint effort to enhance the delivery of services for IDOC offenders who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness. The two state agencies entered into an Intergovernmental Agreement on September 7th, 2016, which allows the IDOC to utilize a portion of the Elgin Mental Health Center as an inpatient mental health treatment facility.​​

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