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Gov. Pat Quinn Unveils $100 Million for Illinois Transportation Projects; Chicago Gets $12 Million

(Chicago, IL) — June 23, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn announced today a $100 million capital investment to finance local transportation projects, including more than $12 million for Chicago. Continue reading »

Governor Pat Quinn Gets Illinois Capital Construction Deal

(Chicago, IL) – June 16, 2011. The Illinois Senate will return to Springfield in a regular session next Wednesday, June 22, to approve the state capital construction program eagerly sought by Governor Pat Quinn. Continue reading »

AUDIO: Whether Necessary or Not, Gov. Pat Quinn Calls Special Legislative Session

Governor Pat Quinn today said at a press conference that he wants Illinois lawmakers back in Springfield to reauthorize the state’s capitol construction program. Continue reading »

Governor Pat Quinn Announces $3 Million Capital Grant to Carmi Hospital in Southern Illinois

(Carmi, IL) — August 28, 2010. Governor Pat Quinn yesterday announced $3 million in capital funding to restore and open the now-shuttered Carmi  hospital, giving area residents more convenient access to medical care. The refurbished hospital will employ approximately 160 medical personnel and support staff in the community and create 21 construction jobs. The project … Continue reading »

Governors Pat Quinn, Jay Nixon Launch Mississippi River Bridge Project; 2,200 New Jobs Expected

(Springfield, IL) — April 19, 2010. Score a big one for Illinois Governor Pat Quinn. Quinn today joined Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood at the Eads Bridge in St. Louis to break ground on the new $667 million Mississippi River Bridge project. Quinn’s disgraced predecessor Rod Blagojevich had earlier in … Continue reading »

Governor Pat Quinn Unveils $13 Billion Road Construction Program, Predicts 167,000 New Jobs

(Springfield, IL) — April 15, 2010. Governor Pat Quinn and Illinois Department of Transportation officials today rolled-out a $12.84 billion Multi-Year Highway Improvement Program that is expected to create an estimated 167,000 direct jobs over the next six years. “I have made it my priority to invest in our state’s infrastructure, which will spark economic … Continue reading »

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