Office of Governor Pat Quinn


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11-02-2009

Governor Pat Quinn Honors Fallen Heroes

SPARTA - October 27, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn joined with Gold Star Families for a ceremony at the Sparta VFW to unveil the Portrait of a Soldier memorial exhibition.

11-02-2009

Quinn Administration Launches New Veterans’ Cash Stars & Stripes Lottery Ticket

SPRINGFIELD – October 28, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn today kicked off the statewide launch of the newest Veterans’ Cash scratch-off lottery ticket, the Stars & Stripes ticket. The ticket’s net proceeds benefit rehabilitative programs and services for Illinois Veterans. Since Governor Quinn first championed and launched the program in 2006, Veterans’ Cash has awarded more than $7 million to Veterans organizations statewide.

11-02-2009

Governor Pat Quinn Honors Fallen Heroes

CHAMPAIGN - October 31, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn joined with Gold Star Families for a ceremony at Parkland College in Champaign to unveil the Portrait of a Soldier memorial exhibition.

10-26-2009

Governor Pat Quinn Honors Fallen Heroes

MOUNT CARMEL - October 24, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn joined with Gold Star Families for a ceremony at Wabash Valley College for the unveiling of the Portrait of a Soldier memorial exhibition.

09-10-2009

Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Families of Illinois’ Fallen Heroes

SPRINGFIELD – August 16, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn today signed into law three bills that assist the families of service members that have lost their life in service to our country.

08-10-2009

Governor Quinn Encourages Citizens to Donate Unused Air Miles to Support Families of Wounded Servicemembers

CHICAGO – July 23, 2009. In his first press conference since visiting Illinois troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, Governor Pat Quinn today joined wounded Illinois veteran Marine Corporal Chad Watson to urge caring citizens to help servicemembers by donating their unused frequent flyer miles to Operation Hero Miles. Operation Hero Miles is a program that helps military families visit service members who were injured in Iraq or Afghanistan and are recovering in military hospitals around the world.

08-10-2009

Governor Quinn Signs Illinois Veterans Bills

CHICAGO – July 26, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn today signed into law several bills designed to honor and improve the lives of Illinois Veterans.

08-10-2009

Governor Quinn Signs Veterans’ Bonus Bill

CHICAGO – July 26, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn today signed into law a bill compensating Illinois Veterans for their service during the Global War on Terrorism. Any Illinois Veteran who served on active duty on or after Sept. 11, 2001 is eligible to receive $100.


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