News 2001

December

December 19, 2001
White Awards $4.3 Million in Library Construction Grants

December 18, 2001
Motorists with December Registrations Reminded of Deadline

December 14, 2001
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White Orders Company to Stop Selling Securities in Illinois

December 11, 2001
Offices to Close for Christmas and New Year's

December 7, 2001
White Urges Motorists to Celebrate the Holiday Season Safely

December 7, 2001
White Awards $13.3 Million in Public Library Grants

December 7, 2001
White Announces Display of World War II Materials on State Library's Find It! Illinois Website

December 5, 2001
White Announces Nine New Project Next Generation Sites


November

November 20, 2001
White Urges Motorists to Drive Responsibly During The Thanksgiving Holiday

November 20, 2001
Secretary White Warns Investors of Unregistered Investment

November 15, 2001
Motorists with November Registrations Reminded of Deadline

November 9, 2001
White Encourages Participation in Family Reading Night November 15th

November 9, 2001
Offices to Close for Thanksgiving

November 6, 2001
Broker Who Swindled Illinois Senior Citizens of Over $1 Million Gets Nine Year Jail Term


October

October 29, 2001
Offices to Close for Veterans' Day

October 29, 2001
White Provides Crime Victim Assistance Training To Librarians And Law Enforcement Officials Throughout Illinois

October 18, 2001
White Announces 2001 School Bus Safety Poster Contest Winners

October 15, 2001
White Says State Library, Archives Will Help Develop Plan to Preserve Electronic Government Documents

October 15, 2001
Motorists with October Registrations Reminded of Deadline

October 11, 2001
White Awards LSTA Grants to 265 Illinois Libraries

October 10, 2001
Illinois Authors Book Fair to be Held October 27th at State Library in Springfield

October 10, 2001
White Awards 14 New Chapters Literacy Grants for Women, Children at Domestic Violence Facilities


September

September 28, 2001
White Reports Crash Fatalities Down in Illinois

September 25, 2001
Offices to Close for Columbus Day

September 21, 2001
Motorists Reminded of September Registration Deadline

September 19, 2001
State Securities Regulators Warn of Opportunistic Investment Scams Following Attacks on World Trade Center and Pentagon

September 10, 2001
White Announces Winners at 2001 Antique Vehicle Show


August

August 29, 2001
White Nominates Six Public Libraries To Serve As Gates Computer Grant Training Lab Sites

August 22, 2001
White Announces Richard Peck Reading Contest For Print Disabled Youth

August 22, 2001
Motorists Reminded of August Registration Deadline

August 20, 2001
White's Disability Placard Initiatives Approved By Governor

August 20, 2001
Offices To Close For Labor Day

August 17, 2001
Governor Ryan Signs Legislation Targeting Repeat Dui Offenders

August 16, 2001
Secretary of State's Antique Vehicle Show Coming Sept. 8

August 07, 2001
Secretary White Warns Investors to Beware of Investment Fraud Involving Religion


July

July 20, 2001
White Awards Library Training Grants To 15 Illinois Students

July 20, 2001
Motorists Reminded of July Sticker Deadline

July 19, 2001
White Welcomes Gates Foundation Grant To Place Computers In Libraries In Low-Income Communities

July 19, 2001
2001 Secretary Of State's Auto Show Coming Soon

July 16, 2001
White's Public Awareness Campaigns Win Top Awards

July 11, 2001
New License Plates Are On The Way - Office Improvements Lead To Faster, More Efficient Delivery


June

June 27, 2001
White Awards $6.6 Million In Literacy Grants

June 22, 2001
Offices To Close For Independence Day

June 19, 2001
Secretary White to Eliminate Orange Temporary Registration Permits

June 19, 2001
Secretary White Announces 2001 Secretary of State Auto Show

June 15, 2001
Hours Extended For Vehicle Sticker Sales

June 6, 2001
Secretary White Announces Updated Securities "Top 10 Scams"


May

May 31, 2001
White Commends General Assembly for Addressing Major Initiatives

May 30, 2001
White Awards Disaster Aid Grants to Four Libraries

May 25, 2001
General Assembly Approves Stronger Penalties For Dui & Driving On Suspended/Revoked Licenses

May 23, 2001
General Assembly Approves White's Initiative To Reduce The Fraudulent Use of Disability Placards & License Plates

May 21, 2001
Secretary White Urges Parents to Buckle Up Their Kids During Buckle Up America Week

May 18, 2001
Senate Approves Stronger Penalties for Dui & Driving on Suspended/Revoked Licenses

May 18, 2001
Motorists Reminded of May Sticker Deadline

May 16, 2001
Offices to Close for Memorial Day

May 16, 2001
White Announces Winners of Bicycle Safety Poster Contest

May 15, 2001
Senate Approves White's Initiative to Reduce the Fraudulent Use of Disability Placards and License Plates

May 15, 2001
Secretary of State Jesse White Unveils New CDL Testing System Automated Technology Combats Fraud

May 11, 2001
Jesse White, Illinois Press Association Salute Top Literacy Students and Tutors in Illinois

May 03, 2001
White Puts DUI Fact Book on Internet for First Time


April

April 24, 2001
Legislation Targeting Drunk Drivers and Drivers Without Valid Licenses Gains Senate Committee Approval

April 20, 2001
Motorists Reminded of April Sticker Deadline

April 19, 2001
White Welcomes Library Community to Springfield for Library Advocacy Day

April 12, 2001
White Announces Organ Donor Week Activities

April 5, 2001
White Presents Organ Donor Poster Contest Awards

April 2, 2001
White Joins Investor Education Campaign In April


March

March 30, 2001
White Salutes Illinois Libraries Celebrating National Library Week April 1-7

March 26, 2001
House Approves Legislation To Strengthen Secretary of State Inspector General's Office

March 22, 2001
House Approves White's Legislation Targeting Drunk Drivers and Drivers Without Valid Licenses

March 19, 2001
Secretary White Announces Opening of New Express Facility at 69 W. Washington Street

March 15, 2001
Motorists Reminded of March Sticker Deadline

March 13, 2001
3,300 School Libraries in Illinois Get Grants From Jesse White

March 8, 2001
White's New Plan to Reduce the Fraudulent Use of Disability Placards and Plates Approved by the House

March 6, 2001
White Gains Support For Measures Targeting Drunk Drivers


February

February 23, 2001
White Awards Libraries $2.1 Million in "Educate & Automate" Grants to Boost Technology

February 20, 2001
White Announces New Plan to Reduce the Fraudulent Use of Disability Placards and Plates

February 15, 2001
Motorists Reminded of February Sticker Deadline

February 14, 2001
White Opens First Child Passenger Safety Seat Fitting Station

February 07, 2001
White Warns Elderly Investors About Investing In Long-Term "Callable" Certificates Of Deposit

February 06, 2001
White Proposes Three-Year Plan To Improve Customer Service

February 01, 2001
White Awards $3.2 Million In Library Construction Grants


January

January 29, 2001
Offices To Close For Lincoln's, Washington's Birthdays

January 25, 2001
White Announces Nine New Project Next Generation Sites

January 18, 2001
Citizens Who Had Voting Problems Urged To Contact Election Officials

January 18, 2001
Motorists Reminded of January Sticker Deadline

January 12, 2001
Secretary White Announces 12-Year Prison Term For Rockford Woman Convicted of $14 Million Plus Securities Fraud

January 9, 2001
White Proposes Legislation to Strengthen Inspector General's Office; Hires Three New Inspectors

January 2, 2001
Offices to Close for Martin Luther King Day