www.illinois.gov

Pat Quinn, Governor

State Links Skip to Content Skip to State Links

 Government
 Business
 Employment
 Education
 Health & Safety
 Family & Home
 Travel & Recreation
 About Illinois
 Illinois.gov

Stay Informed

Your Government


Illinois Flag Honors

Inspector General


 IGNN: State/All Press Release

ILLINOIS NEWS
The State of Illinois News page provides access to the Illinois Government News Network and all state press releases.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 15, 2001

$365,000 in Illinois FIRST Projects for East Central Illinois

SPRINGFIELD -- Governor George H. Ryan announced today that he is releasing $365,000 in Illinois FIRST funding for projects in East Central Illinois, including $125,000 to the Village of Jewett to make improvements to its water treatment plant.

This Illinois FIRST project was initiated by State Sen. Duane Noland, R-Blue Mound.

Other Illinois FIRST grants announced by Ryan:

  • $110,000 to the Urbana Park District to develop a pony league baseball field.
    This project was initiated by State Rep. Thomas B. Berns, R-Urbana.

  • $60,000 to the Village of Sydney to make improvements at Witt Park. The village is contributing $15,000.
    This project was initiated by State Sen. Stanley B. Weaver, R-Urbana.

  • $50,000 to the Cumberland County Fair Association to construct a new building and to make repairs at the fairgrounds.
    This project was initiated by Noland.

  • $10,000 to CASA in Charleston to purchase office supplies and equipment for the Coles County CASA program.
    This program was initiated by State Sen. Judith A. Myers, R-Danville.

  • $5,000 to Crittenden Township to construct a well for the road and bridge shed and the town building.
    This project was initiated by Berns.

  • $5,000 to the Village of Homer to purchase playground equipment for Homer Park.
    This project was initiated by Berns.


###

News Categories

 State/All
 Governor's Office
 Lt. Governor's Office
 Agriculture
 Budget/Fiscal
 Business
 Children/Families
 Culture
 Disabilities
 Economic Development
 Education
 Environment
 Flag Honors
 Health/Human Services
 History
 Infrastructure
 Opportunity Returns
 Recovery
 Safety/Security
 Technology
 Tourism/Recreation
 Transportation
 Workforce/Jobs

News Resources

 Search the News
 IIS Radio News
 RSS News Feeds
 e-News Subscriptions
 Communications Office
 Privacy Statement

Features

Sign up for an e-news subscription
Copyright © 2014 State of Illinois Site Map | Illinois Privacy Info | Kids Privacy | Web Accessibility | Contact Us