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February 15, 1855
Legislation is passed to create a free public school system. The right to quality education is now enshrined in the state constitution.

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Lt. Governor Pat Quinn is committed to educating and activating the citizens of Illinois. On this page are short video stories about the programs and initiatives offered by the Office of Lt. Governor Pat Quinn. All videos are in YouTube format.

Interview with Sigrid Pilgrim

Interview with canoeist Sigrid Pilgrim, President of The Illinois Paddling Council. She advocates increased legal and safe accessibilty to navigable Illinois waterways. In this interview she also discusses boater and dam safety.

The Let Them Rest in Peace Act

Illinois Lt. Governor Pat Quinn defends fallen veterans and their families with the Rest In Peace Act. This legislation is designed to give a 200 ft privacy zone at military funerals. The act was prompted by the hate filled protests of a Kansas based "church", members of which would show up at military funerals and harass the families of the deceased.

The Big Green Bus

The Lt. Governor greets students who have been travelling cross country in a vegetable-oil fueled vehicle named the "Big Green Bus".

Initiatives for Veterans

Learn more about some of the many initiatives Lt. Governor Pat Quinn is instituting to assist those that have "borne the battle"

Quinn Unveils Portrait of a Soldier Memorial

Lt. Governor Pat Quinn unveils the Portrait of a Soldier memorial - a riveting display of portraits of Illinois soldiers killed in the Global War on Terror.
Quinn was joined by the artist, 22-year old Cameron Schilling of Mattoon, Illinois who is a student at Eastern Illinois University.

Quinn Revela el Monumento Conmemorativo Retrato de un Soldado

El Vice Gobernador Pat Quinn destapa el Monumento Conmemorativo Retrato de un Soldado – una exhibición fascinante de retratos de soldados de Illinois muertos en la Guerra Global contra el Terror.
Quinn se unió con el artista, Cameron Schilling de 22 años de Mattoon, Illinois que es un estudiante en la Universidad Eastern de Illinois.

Honoring the Legacy of Cesar Chavez

Lt. Governor Pat Quinn hosted the 3rd Annual Cesar Chavez Serve and Learn Program breakfast celebration and saluted Chavez service learning projects occurring throughout Illinois in the month of March 2006

Quinn Promotes I-Connect Initiative

Lt. Governor Pat Quinn joined with seventh grade students at Unity Jr High School to promote the I-Connect Initiative - legislation to provide approximately 13,000 seventh graders and their teachers with personal laptop computers

RiverWatch Program

Lt. Governor Pat Quinn, chairman of the Illinois River Coordinating Council, continues the growth of the RiverWatch program in Illinois

Programa RiverWatch

El Vice Gobernador Pat Quinn, Presidente del Concilio de Coordinación de Ríos de Illinois, continúa el crecimiento del programa RiverWatch (Cuidando nuestros Rios) en Illinois

Valentines for Vets

Lt. Governor Pat Quinn encouraged school children across the state to make and send valentines to hospitalized veterans and soldiers serving overseas

Golden Apple Award Presentation

Lt. Governor Pat Quinn and the Golden Apple Foundation surprised Oak Park teacher Sandra Noel with the news that she is a Golden Apple Award winner

Scanner Scamming

Lt. Governor Pat Quinn urged the Illinois General Assembly to pass the Retail Consumer Protection Act of 2006

Lt. Governor Quinn Honors Fallen Police Officers

Lt Gov Pat Quinn joined the Illinois Police Officers Memorial Committee Thursday to honor 49 law enforcement and corrections officers who lost their lives in the line of duty and add their names to the memorial statue

Illinois Heartsaver AED Fund

Automated External Defibrillators save lives. That's why IL Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn wants AED's to be as common as fire extinguishers in Illinois schools, park districts and physical fitness facilities. He helped set up the Illinois Heartsaver AED Fund to help public organizations purchase life-saving AED's.

Gold Star family receives new home

When Jesse and Judy Alcozer of Illinois learned that their son Christopher was killed while fighting in Iraq, they couldn't imagine things getting much worse. But a few weeks after Christopher's funeral, the Alcozer family home burned down. See the Alcozer family receive a new home thanks to the generous donations from citizens across Illinois and the United States.

Polish Constitution Day

IL Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn celebrates Polish Constitution Day

Día de la Constitución polaca

El Vice Gobernador de Illinois, Pat Quinn, celebra El Día de la Constitución polaca.

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