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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 29, 2011

Governor Quinn Statement on Federal Court Decision

MARION – April 29, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today released a statement in response to the recent federal court decision regarding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ ability to avert crisis in southern Illinois.

“I thank the court for making the right decision in allowing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take the steps it deems necessary to ensure public safety during this crisis. We must now continue to work together to protect the lives of everyone affected by this severe flooding. My hope is that this decision will be upheld as it proceeds through the judicial process.”



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