Jonathon Monken

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Obama to Illinois: Drop Dead – Feds Deny Gov. Pat Quinn’s Disaster Assistance Request for Harrisburg Tornado

(Springfield, IL) – March 11, 2012. Well, he’s not playing favorites with his home state. Continue reading »

In Tornado Ravaged Harrisburg Illinois, Gov. Pat Quinn Declares Southern Illinois Region a Disaster Area

(Harrisburg, IL) – February 29, 2012. Governor Pat Quinn today issued a state disaster proclamation for tornado-damaged areas in Harrisburg, Illinois, following storms that raged through the region leaving 10 dead and 100 injured. Continue reading »

Illinois Lightning Strike Victim Promotes “When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors” Lightning Awareness Campaign

(Springfield, IL) – June 18, 2011. “When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors” is the slogan used by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service to remind people during “Lightning Safety Awareness Week” to take cover when a thunderstorm rolls in—a slogan that one Illinois lightning-strike survivor is urging everyone to heed. Continue reading »

Gov. Pat Quinn Boosts Illinois State Police with New $38 Million Forensics Facility

(Springfield, IL) — April 22, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today announced $37.8 million in capital funding to construct a new Illinois State Police forensic laboratory in Belleville, a facility which should help the state’s forensics operation which has struggled with delays in evidence analysis. Continue reading »

Gov. Pat Quinn Appoints Interim State Police Director Ensnarled in Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit

(Chicago, IL) – February 1, 2011. In a shuffle of the state’s security services, Governor Pat Quinn yesterday named Patrick Keen as the interim director of the Illinois State Police after shuttling the current acting director, Jonathon Monken, to the director’s post at the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. Continue reading »

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