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  1. Article number 1 - Know Before You Go with IDOT’S Winter Road Conditions Map
  2. Article number 2 - Give the Gift of a Lifetime With a College Illinois!® 529 Prepaid Tuition Plan
  3. Article number 3 - Rauner Calls on Democratic Legislators to Withdraw Lawsuit Seeking Paychecks
  4. Article number 4 - Illinois Student Assistance Commission Announces 2017-18 Illinois State Scholars
  5. Article number 5 - Governor Announces Appointments to Illinois Bicentennial Commission
  •  Know Before You Go with IDOT’S Winter Road Conditions Map

    Know Before You Go with IDOT’S Winter Road Conditions Map

    SPRINGFIELD, IL – With more snow in the forecast this weekend and the official start of winter coming soon, the Illinois Department of Transportation reminds you to visit www.gettingaroundillinois.com for updated Illinois road conditions before heading out.

    Available on your computer and mobile device, clicking the “Winter Road Conditions” tab provides an overview of how the roads are looking throughout the state.

  •  Give the Gift of a Lifetime With a College Illinois!® 529 Prepaid Tuition Plan

    Give the Gift of a Lifetime With a College Illinois!® 529 Prepaid Tuition Plan

    CHICAGO – This holiday season you can give your children or grandchildren a present that will last them a lifetime — the gift of a college education. College tuition costs continue to rise and class of 2016 graduates who borrowed to finance their education have an average student loan debt of about $37,000. But with a College Illinois!® 529 Prepaid Tuition Plan, you can take a bite out of future college costs — and even eliminate the need to borrow — by prepaying for college at today’s plan rates.

  •  Rauner Calls on Democratic Legislators to Withdraw Lawsuit Seeking Paychecks

    Rauner Calls on Democratic Legislators to Withdraw Lawsuit Seeking Paychecks

    CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner called on Democratic legislators to put taxpayers and critical human services ahead of their own personal gain by withdrawing their lawsuit seeking paychecks and join him in pushing for a balanced budget with reforms.

    "This lawsuit is a stunning reminder of why we need change in Springfield," Governor Rauner said.

  •  Illinois Student Assistance Commission Announces 2017-18 Illinois State Scholars

    Illinois Student Assistance Commission Announces 2017-18 Illinois State Scholars

    DEERFIELD, IL – The Illinois Student Assistance Commission is pleased to announce the names of the 2017-18 Illinois State Scholars. This year’s recipients join the ranks of other exceptional Illinois high school students honored with this prestigious designation.

    State Scholars rank in approximately the top ten percent of high school seniors from 765 high schools across the state. Honorees are chosen based on a combination of exemplary ACT or SAT test scores and sixth semester class rank.

  •  Governor Announces Appointments to Illinois Bicentennial Commission

    Governor Announces Appointments to Illinois Bicentennial Commission

    ​CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner announced today, on the eve of the state’s 198th birthday, he has made appointments to the Illinois Bicentennial Commission. On September 20, Governor Rauner 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 birthday.

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