Madison and St. Clair counties are among the 49 each getting $2,000 for media buys.
Known as a social impact bond, money provided upfront by investors is used to help effective programs increase their success.
Quinn says several economic agreements were made that will pave the way for increased trade and innovation between Illinois and Mexico.
Pat Quinn took trip to promote tourism, water technology, agribusiness, and manufacturing.
An effort to elect officers on the Southern Illinois University’s governing board short-circuited when two members walked out of the panel’s meeting.
The Associated Press has learned that Gov. Pat Quinn will visit Mexico City next week on a trade mission.
Gov. Pat Quinn says there’s need for improvement after the private manager of the Illinois Lottery fell short of promised profits.
SB 1739 would establish a new land-based casino in Chicago plus four others and would allow slot machines at horse racing tracks.
Quinn’s spending plan calls for more than $400 million in cuts to elementary, secondary and higher education.
With a calm but scolding tone, the Democrat facing re-election in 20 months used tough language to describe the pension hole that will suck nearly $7 billion of the state’s general revenue in the coming year.
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