News 2005

December

December 21, 2005Versión en Español
Three New Laws Initiated By White Will Take Effect January 1
Measures will create legally binding Organ/Tissue Donor Registry, increase penalties for disability parking violations, and limit drivers to two court supervisions each year

December 20, 2005Versión en Español
Secretary White Advises Drivers to Be Safe This Holiday Season-Designate A Sober Driver

December 13, 2005Versión en Español
White Awards Library Construction Grants

December 1, 2005Versión en Español
Madigan, White: Investment "Preacher" Headed for Prison; Schemer Bilked Unwitting Investors Out of Millions


November

November 21, 2005Versión en Español
White Urges Motorists To Drive Safely During the Most Traveled Holiday Weekend

November 21, 2005Versión en Español
Jesse White Announces Sting Targeting Holiday Shoppers Who Abuse Disability Parking Laws

November 10, 2005
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White Launches Illinois Veterans' History Project

November 8, 2005 Versión en Español
White Announces Winners of Emerging Writers Competition

November 7, 2005
White Announces Family Reading Night Set for November 17th

November 2, 2005Versión en Español
White Announces Winners At 2005 Antique Vehicle Show


October

October 14, 2005
White Awards Nearly $4 Million In Library Services And Technology Act Grants

October 7, 2005
Secretary of State White Announces System Fee Waiver & Reduction for Investment Advisers


September

September 27, 2005
Secretary of State White Announces St. Louis Man Sentenced to 40 Years for Stealing from Investors

September 2, 2005
Secretary of State Jesse White Warns Public of Hurricane Katrina-Related Investment Scams


August

August 26, 2005
Traffic Safety Hint By Secretary of State Jesse White

August 24, 20august/05
Secretary White Cites Dramatic Downward Trend in Alcohol-Related Fatalities As He Unveils Four New Public Service Announcements

August 23, 2005
2005 Secretary Of State Antique Vehicle Show Coming Soon

August 22, 2005
Illinois State Library Wins Two Illinois Library Association Awards

August 19, 2005
Legislation to Increase Penalties For Disability Parking Abuse Signed by Governor

August 12, 2005
Secretary White Announces Chicago Man Sentenced For Stealing From Elderly Investors

August 12, 2005
Secretary of State Jesse White offers Free Digital Fingerprinting and Photos for Kids during 2005 Illinois State Fair

August 11, 2005
White Awards Training Grants to 15 Future Librarians

August 8, 2005
Secretary Of State Jesse White Urges Young Readers To Enter Letters About Literature Contest

August 1, 2005
White Taps Inspector General To Lead Implementation of REAL ID Act


July

July 29, 2005
Traffic Safety Hint By Secretary of State Jesse White

July 26, 2005
Governor Signs White's Initiative to Limit Court Supervision for Moving Violations

July 26, 2005
State Library Presents Exhibition By Acclaimed Artist Paul Butkovich

July 18, 2005
White Awards Annual Adult Literacy Grants

July 15, 2005
2005 Secretary of State Antique Vehicle Show Coming Soon

July 12, 2005
White Awards $250,000 To Riverdale Public Library For Critical Building Repairs


June

June 30, 2005
White, Mortenson Center Announce Illinois Participants For International Library Leadership Institute

June 21, 2005
White Asks Governor to Sign Legislative Initiatives to Increase Organ/Tissue Donations, Limit Court Supervision and Raise Penalties for Disability Parking Violations

June 17, 2005
White Awards Penny Severns Summer Family Literacy Grants

June 17, 2005
Offices to Close for Independence Day

June 17, 2005
Traffic Safety Hint By Secretary of State Jesse White

June 8, 2005
Former Naperville Resident Indicted for Investment Fraud


May

May 26, 2005
Traffic Safety Hint By Secretary of State Jesse White

May 24, 2005
Secretary White Urges Drivers To Wear Safety Belts As Memorial Day Approaches
Secretary Of State Police Will Be Out Patrolling The Roads

May 23, 2005
Senate Approves White's Initiative to Limit Court Supervisions for Moving Violations

May 20, 2005
Secretary of State Jesse White and Illinois Press Association Honor Outstanding Literacy Students and Tutors


April

April 25, 2005
White Names Anne Craig New Director of Illinois State Library

April 21, 2005
White Awards Grants to Curb Pet Overpopulation with Proceeds from Pet Friendly License Plates

April 20, 2005
Senate Committee Approves First-Person Consent Organ & Tissue Donor Bill

April 19, 2005
Senate Committee Approves Legislation to Increase Penalties for Disability Parking Abuse

April 11, 2005
White Announces Illinois Winners of 2005 Letters About Literature Contest

April 8, 2005
White Marks National Library Week, Says Libraries More Important Than Ever

April 6, 2005
White Says Saul Bellow Death Leaves Names of Just Two Living Authors on State Library Building
Bradbury, Terkel last of 35 whose names are etched on Library

April 5, 2005
Secretary of State Jesse White Announces Organ/Tissue Donor Campaign
White Unveils New Commercial Focusing on Recipient

April 1, 2005
Illinois Secretary Of State Jesse White Announces New Motorcycle Registration System

April 1, 2005
White Announces First Annual Illinois Emerging Writers Competition


March

March 31, 2005
White Says Library Grant Applications Now Available

March 28, 2005
Secretary of State White Names Top 10 Threats to Investors

March 25, 2005
Secretary of State Jesse White Issues 2005 DUI Fact Book

March 16, 2005
House Approves White's Initiative to Limit Court Supervisions for Moving Violations

March 11, 2005
White Announces New Website for Persons Seeking Government Information

March 10, 2005
Secretary Of State Jesse White Welcomes Students to 6th Annual Capitol Forum On America's Future

March 10, 2005
House Committee Approves Secretary of State Jesse White's Initiative to Limit the Number of Court Supervisions Granted for Moving Violations

March 9, 2005
Illinois House of Representatives Approves First-Person Consent Organ & Tissue Donor Bill

March 2, 2005
White Awards $1.4 Million In Grants To School Libraries

March 2, 2005
White Awards $14.2 Million In Grants To Public Libraries


February

February 25, 2005
Legislation Aimed at Increasing Penalties for Fraud and Abuse of Disability Parking Gains House Approval

February 24, 2005
White Pushes For Law To Limit Drivers To One Court Supervision Every 12 Months

February 23, 2005
Illinois Authors Book Fair to be Held March 5th at State Library

February 17, 2005
House Committee Approves White's Proposal To Increase Penalties For Fraud and Abuse of Disability Parking

February 17, 2005
Legislation Aimed at Preventing the Misuse of Driver's License Information Gains House Approval

February 14, 2005
Jesse White Reminds Parents
Obey the Law & Keep Children Safe in Safety Seats
February 13 - 19 is Child Passenger Safety Week

February 9, 2005
Secretary of State Jesse White Pushes For 1st Person Consent Organ & Tissue Donor Law

February 2, 2005
Jesse White Pushes for Law Aimed at Preventing the Misuse of Driver's License Information
Protects Personal Information of Driver's and ID holders


January

January 31, 2005
Offices To Close For Washington's Birthday

January 27, 2005
White Awards Library Construction Grants

January 25, 2005
Offices To Close For Lincoln's Birthday

January 24, 2005
State To Begin Collecting Fingerprints For Hazardous Materials Haulers Jan. 31

January 14, 2005
Springfield Libraries Celebrate Black History Month

January 7, 2005
White Announces New Year, New "U" For LibraryU Web-Based Training Initiative

January 7, 2005
White Says Applications Available For Penny Severns Summer Family Literacy Grants

January 3, 2005
Offices To Close For Martin Luther King Day