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“Put Illinois to Work” Program Wins $47 Million Holiday Extension from Gov. Pat Quinn

(Chicago, IL) — November 30, 2010. Governor Pat Quinn today announced the temporary extension of the “Put Illinois to Work” program through Jan. 15, 2011. Continue reading »

Illinois Jobs: Governor Pat Quinn Rolls-Out New Jobs Program to Put 15,000 Unemployed to Work

(Chicago, IL) — April 26, 2010. Another day, another jobs program gets rolled-out by Governor Pat Quinn. Today, Quinn unveiled the Put Illinois to Work program, an anti-poverty program aimed at building a healthy workforce by putting 15,000 unemployed and underemployed Illinois residents back to work. “The program will also assist in building a workforce … Continue reading »

Illinois Budget: Governor Pat Quinn Slashes $90 Million from Illinois Community Mental Health

(Springfield, IL) — March 10, 2010. The brunt of the $276 million cut from the Illinois Department of Human Services by Governor Pat Quinn in the new Illinois budget has fallen on Illinois’ community mental health system, losing $90 million. Quinn’s proposed budget eliminates non-Medicaid community-based services and significantly reduce capacity grants. The $90 million … Continue reading »

Illinois Women in Drug, Alcohol Treatment Jump 41%; Young Girls up 53%

(Chicago, IL) – November 12, 2009. According to a new analysis of Illinois government data, the number of women receiving state-supported treatment for drug or alcohol addiction between 1995-2007 jumped 41%, compared to 21.7% for men. “The face of addiction is changing across Illinois—and it is increasingly a woman’s face,” said Sara Moscato Howe, CEO … Continue reading »

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