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Pat Quinn's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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 7, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces $100 Million for Local Transportation Improvements Across Illinois
March 28, 2014 Governor Quinn Celebrates Life of César Chávez as Biographical Film Opens
March 14, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Kerry Wood Cubs Field Project to Move Forward
Feb. 6, 2014 Governor Quinn Salutes Illinois Olympians Urges Illinois Residents to Enjoy Winter Activities
Jan. 21, 2014 Governor Quinn Announces Record $358 Million Year for Film Industry
Jan. 19, 2014 Governor Quinn Continues Push to Raise Minimum Wage to At Least $10 an Hour
Dec. 5, 2013 Statement from Governor Pat Quinn on the Passing of President Nelson Mandela
Nov. 26, 2013 Governor Quinn Encourages People Across Illinois to Help Someone in Need This Thanksgiving
Nov. 19, 2013 Governor Quinn Joins First-in-the-Nation 150th Anniversary Reading of the Gettysburg Address
Nov. 17, 2013 Governor Quinn Reminds Everyone in Illinois to Reflect on John F. Kennedy's Legacy this Friday, Nov. 22
Oct. 23, 2013 Statement From Governor Pat Quinn On House Bill 1200
Sept. 24, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Events for 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address
Sept. 24, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Events for 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address
Sept. 15, 2013 Governor Quinn Proclaims September 21 "George Harrison Day" in Illinois
Sept. 9, 2013 Governor Quinn Releases Statement on Passing of Don Wade
Aug. 28, 2013 Governor Quinn Joins Worldwide Bell-Ringing to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" Speech
Aug. 24, 2013 Governor Quinn Commemorates 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
July 28, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Student Athletes with Disabilities
July 8, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Record-Breaking Statewide Tourism Numbers
July 4, 2013 On Fourth of July Governor Quinn Signs New Laws Helping Servicemembers Find Employment
June 28, 2013 Governor Quinn Proclaims Chicago Blackhawks Day in Illinois
June 25, 2013 Massachusetts Governor to Make Good on Stanley Cup Wager with Governor Quinn
June 11, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Stanley Cup Wager with Massachusetts Governor Patrick
April 12, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Record $184 Million Year for Illinois Film Industry
April 3, 2013 Governor Quinn's Trade Mission to Mexico to Boost Illinois Tourism
March 5, 2013 Governors Fight to Keep Wrestling in Olympics
March 1, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Investments to Continue Developing Millennium Reserve
Feb. 19, 2013 Governor Quinn, Mayor Emanuel and the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Announce the Construction of a 1,200-Room "Headquarters Hotel" Near McCormick Place
Jan. 10, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces Capital Investments in Public Museums across Illinois Illinois Jobs Now! Capital Program Investing $15 Million to Develop New Exhibits, Improve Museum Facilities and Create Jobs
Sept. 11, 2012 Governor Quinn Salutes Illinois Fallen Heroes on September 11
Aug. 27, 2012 Governor Quinn Signs Law to Create Jobs and Improve Recreation
July 4, 2012 Governor Quinn Celebrates Independence Day by Enacting Laws for Veterans
March 12, 2012 Governor Quinn Announces New NBC Production Coming to Chicago
Feb. 20, 2012 Governor Quinn Dedicates Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Trail in Honor of Black History Month
Sept. 13, 2011 Governor Quinn: Illinois Film Industry Boosting State Economy
Aug. 30, 2011 Governor Quinn Announces Record Success of 2011 Illinois State Fair
Aug. 2, 2011 Governor Quinn Signs "Zach's Law" for Movable Soccer Goal Safety
June 20, 2011 Governor Quinn Announces Increase in Visitors, Economic Impact of Illinois Tourism in 2010
Dec. 7, 2010 Governor Quinn Proclaims Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day; Orders Flags to Be Flown at Half-Staff
July 15, 2010 Governor Quinn Announces Holocaust and Genocide Remembrance Commission
July 14, 2010 Governor Quinn Signs Bill to Protect Student-Athletes
June 19, 2010 Governor Quinn Signs Law to Provide State Tax Credit for Renovation of Peoria Landmark
June 11, 2010 Governor Quinn To Announce $6 Million Capital Grant for Museum of Broadcast Communications
May 28, 2010 Statement From Governor Pat Quinn On The Signing of Senate Bill 3215
Oct. 10, 2009 Governor Quinn and Rep. Hernandez Boost Awareness of Hispanic History
Oct. 8, 2009 Governor Quinn Applauds Chicago International Film Festival
Oct. 2, 2009 Statement from Governor Pat Quinn on the International Olympic Committee's Decision for the 2016 Summer Olympics
Oct. 2, 2009 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript
Sept. 23, 2009 Governor Quinn Promotes Tourism To Bring Jobs To Illinois
Sept. 22, 2009 Tourism Generates Big Economic Impact for Illinois, Chicago
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