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Michelle Saddler

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State Rep. David Leitch Questions $336 Million Raises at Illinois Department of Human Services

(Springfield, IL) – March 4, 2011. It’s going to be a tough year for the Illinois Department of Human Services if it can’t find places to trim its budget, consolidate and address the rationale behind recent pay raises. Continue reading »

Easing Budget Crisis, Gov. Pat Quinn to Reduce Illinois Human Service Mid-Year Budget Cuts

(Chicago, IL) — February 24, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn has personally intervened to reduce the $208 million  mid-year budgets cuts slated for the Illinois Department of Department Humans Services, cuts which had threaten to eliminate 80% of the Illinois substance abuse and treatment services and wipe out other human service programs by March 15, according … Continue reading »

Gov. Pat Quinn Taps Jack Lavin as Chief of Staff; 3rd in 2 Years

(Chicago, IL) — December 13, 2010. Governor Pat Quinn today named long-time aide Jack Lavin as his Chief of Staff, replacing current Chief of Staff Michelle Saddler, appointed to the job in August, who will resume her previous post as Secretary of the Illinois Department of Human Services. Continue reading »

Gov. Pat Quinn Appoints Michelle Saddler New Chief Staff; Rep. Lou Lang Praises Move

(Chicago, IL) — August 24, 2010. In the wake of former Chief of Staff Jerry Stermer‘s abrupt resignation over a minor ethics flap, Governor Pat Quinn today named Michelle Saddler as his Chief of Staff . Saddler has been serving as the Secretary of the Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS). Prior to DHS post, … Continue reading »

Pat Quinn Announces “Put Illinois to Work” Program Creates 22,000 Jobs

(Chicago, IL) — July 20, 2010. Governor Pat Quinn today announced that in less than three months 22,162 people across the state have land jobs through the Put Illinois to Work employment program. “We have created more than 22,000 jobs that would not have been possible without Put Illinois to Work,” said Quinn. Through Put … Continue reading »

Governor Pat Quinn Hands Out Raises to Top Staff; Senator Bill Brady Says Quinn “Lost Control of State Government”

(Chicago, IL) — July 6, 2010. Oof. A new report by the Associated Press reveals that Governor Pat Quinn has handed out 43 raises to 35 staffers, averaging 11.4%, over the last 15 months. Some raises exceeded 20%. Can you spell b-o-n-e-h-e-a-d-e-d? Illinois is approximately .37¢ away from insolvency. It has a $13 billion deficit. … 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 »

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