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2009


February 20, 2009
Governor Quinn Launches Illinois Recovery Website
Website will track stimulus projects' spending and job creation
CHICAGO - February 21, 2009. On Saturday Governor Pat Quinn launched Recovery.Illinois.gov, a website created to help ensure that Illinois takes full advantage of the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act.


February 18, 2009
Governor Pat Quinn Names Key Staff Members
One Dozen Staff Members Named to his Administration.
February 18, 2009. On Wednesday Governor Pat Quinn named a dozen staff members to his Administration.


February 10, 2009
Governor Pat Quinn Orders Cost-Saving Plan
Agencies to Decrease Spending; Restrict Travel, Purchases, Hiring
CHICAGO – February 10, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn announced a series of cost-saving measures aimed at easing Illinois' current budget crisis. The changes go into effect immediately at state agencies and apply to the state’s Fiscal 2009 budget.


February 9, 2009
Governor Pat Quinn Names Two Top Staff Members
Appoints New Chief of Staff, General Counsel
CHICAGO –February 9, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn announced two major appointments to the governor's staff by naming Jerome Stermer as Chief of Staff and Theodore T. Chung as General Counsel. Stermer was President of Voices for Illinois Children and Chung was a partner in the Chicago office of Perkins Coie LLP.


February 8, 2009
Governor Pat Quinn Names New Agency Chief
Dan Grant to head Department of Veterans' Affairs
CHICAGO –February 8, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn announced the appointment of Iraq War veteran Dan Grant as Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs. Grant had been senior policy adviser for military and veterans affairs in the Office of the Lt. Governor.


February 5, 2009
Governor Pat Quinn signs appropriations bill
Action to secure more than $15 million for Illinois from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
SPRINGFIELD –February 5, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn joined with leading environmental groups for a bill signing ceremony in his office to make sure the state of Illinois protects more than $15 million in funds from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.


February 5, 2009
DNR Announcement
Marc Miller To Head Illinois Department of Natural Resources
SPRINGFIELD –February 5, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn announced the appointment of natural resources professional and conservationist Marc Miller as director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Miller had been senior policy adviser and liaison to the Illinois River Coordinating Council for the Office of Lieutenant Governor.


February 4, 2009
Governor Pat Quinn signs first bill into law
Legislation designed to strengthen the Smoke Free Illinois Act
SPRINGFIELD –February 4, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn signed his first bill into law since being sworn-in as the 41st governor of Illinois last week. A signing ceremony was held in Governor Quinn’s office, following a meeting with all four of the state’s legislative leaders.


February 2, 2009
Honoring Commander William "Bill" Hudson
United States and Illinois flags immediately at half-staff until Sunset, Monday, February 02, 2009.
The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor Quinn's Office to immediately fly the United States and Illinois flags at State occupied buildings at half-staff until Sunset, Monday, February 02, 2009.

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