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Pat Quinn's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Pat Quinn
Office: Governor (IL), Democratic
First Appointed: 01/29/2009
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for Governor with Paul Vallas
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Patrick, David
Birth Date: 12/16/1948
Birth Place: Hinsdale, IL
Home City: Chicago, IL
Date Title
April 4, 2014 Governor Quinn to Address Annual Tornado and Severe Weather Seminar
March 27, 2014 Governor Quinn Encourages "Lights Out" During 2014 Earth Hour on March 29
March 14, 2014 Quinn, Durbin, Emanuel Announce More than $128 Million in HUD Disaster Recovery Funding For Chicago Area
March 5, 2014 Gov. Quinn Announces $45 Million State Relief Package for Communities Devastated by November Tornadoes
March 4, 2014 Governor Quinn Statement on FEMA's Denial of Assistance for Tornado-Ravaged Illinois Communities
Feb. 24, 2014 Governor Quinn Calls for Overhaul of Disaster Funding Rules at National Forum
Feb. 18, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Illinois is the Nation's Top Green Building State
Jan. 29, 2014 Governor Quinn Delivers 2014 State of the State Address
Jan. 13, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Emergency Rules to Protect Illinois Residents from Petcoke
Jan. 10, 2014 Governor Quinn Thanks Emergency Crews and Personnel for Winter Storm Response
Jan. 9, 2014 Governor Quinn: State Will Appeal Federal Denial of Aid for Tornado-Impacted Local Governments
Jan. 6, 2014 Governor Quinn Provides Statewide Update on Response to Historic Winter Storm
Jan. 3, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces State Preparedness Measures Ahead of Winter Blast
Dec. 31, 2013 Governor Quinn Encourages Families and Businesses to Take Advantage of Federal Disaster Aid
Dec. 19, 2013 Governor Quinn Requests Federal Aid for Local Governments Hit by Tornadoes
Dec. 11, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Federal Aid to Tornado Survivors Tops $1 Million
Nov. 15, 2013 Governor Quinn Urges Residents Across Illinois to Help Victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan
Nov. 8, 2013 Statement by Governor Pat Quinn Regarding Super Typhoon Haiyan
Oct. 7, 2013 Governor Quinn Opens Largest Annual Water Quality Exhibition in North America
Sept. 21, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Green Infrastructure Grant Award Recipient
Aug. 23, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Increase Public Access to Open Spaces
Aug. 13, 2013 Governor Quinn Creates Task Force to Support Illinois Drycleaners and Strengthen Environmental Protection
June 17, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs Nation's Strongest Regulations on Hydraulic Fracturing
May 11, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces $15.3 Million for Local Parks and Open Space Projects
April 13, 2013 Governor Quinn Marks Earth Month by Awarding Nearly $100,000 in Electronic Recycling Grants for 49 Counties
April 5, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs Sister Lake Pact with Michoacán, Mexico
April 4, 2013 Governor Quinn's Trade Mission to Mexico Strengthens Illinois Water Technology Firms
March 18, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Federal Funding to Fight Flood Damage in Alexander County
Feb. 11, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Clean Water Project to Create 2,000 Jobs and Protect Environment
Feb. 6, 2013 Governor Quinn Delivers 2013 State of the State Address
Jan. 30, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Illinois Ranked Fourth State Nationally in Green Building Survey
Jan. 16, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces First Chicago Project Out of $1 Billion Illinois Clean Water Initiative $15 Million to Upgrade Chicago Water Pipelines and Mains
Nov. 15, 2012 Governor Quinn Highlights Clean Water Initiative
Oct. 18, 2012 Governor Quinn Launches $1 Billion Clean Water Initiative
Sept. 26, 2012 Governor Quinn Announces Agreements to Strengthen Partnership, Investment Between Illinois and Brazil
Aug. 26, 2012 Governor Quinn Vetoes "Plastic Bag" Bill, Calls it a Roadblock to Innovation
Aug. 24, 2012 Governor Quinn Signs Law to Detoxify Dry Cleaners
Aug. 15, 2012 Governor Quinn Statement on Declaration of All Illinois Counties as Eligible for Drought Relief
Aug. 1, 2012 Request for Agricultural Disaster Declaration Approved for Additional 50 Counties
July 26, 2012 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Strengthen Environmental Protections
July 22, 2012 Governor Quinn Signs Pro-Environment Law to Ban New or Expanded Landfills in Cook County
July 16, 2012 Governor Quinn Expands Drought Relief Effort
July 12, 2012 Governor Quinn Breaks Ground on Newest Innovative School on Chicago's Southwest Side
March 29, 2012 Governor Pat Quinn Rolls Out Nation's Largest Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Network
March 9, 2012 Governor Quinn Announces Federal Approval of Illinois Coastal Management Program
Feb. 1, 2012 Durbin, Kirk, Quinn, Emanuel: EPA Designation Will Allow Chicago Area to Maintain Eligibility for Federal Funds to Reach Eventual Air Quality Attainment
Jan. 13, 2012 Governor Quinn Announces Web Portal for Environmental Permitting Process
Dec. 21, 2011 Statement From Governor Quinn on New Federal Rule to Limit Mercury Emissions
Nov. 4, 2011 Governor Quinn Announces Major Expansion of Illinois' Open Data Initiative
Aug. 16, 2011 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Create Environmental Justice Commission
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