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NEWS - 2009


December

December 31, 2009
Secretary of State Jesse White Issues Reminder of New Law on Low Speed Vehicles

December 29, 2009
Secretary of State Jesse White Announces New Expedited Title Service

December 28, 2009
Two New Laws Initiated By Jesse White Will Take Effect January 1
Laws combat distracted driving by banning text messaging while driving and banning cell phone use while driving in school and construction zones

December 28, 2009
Offices To Close For New Year’s Day

December 21, 2009
Offices To Close For Christmas

December 21, 2009
Jesse White Urges People To Be Safe This Holiday Season—Designate A Sober Driver

December 3, 2009
Secretary White Announces Facilities Hours To Change Corresponding With Winter Hours

November

November 20,2009
Offices To Close For Thanksgiving

November 17,2009
Jesse White Announces Family Reading Night Set For November 19th

November 6,2009
Jesse White Announces Illinois Emerging Writers Competition Winners

November 4,2009
Jesse White Announces Emergency Contact Database Surpasses 100,000 Participants

November 2,2009
Secretary of State, Illinois Farm Bureau Warn Motorists About Late Harvest

October

October 30, 2009
Jesse White Awards Library Training Grants

October 24, 2009
Jesse White Announces the Second Annual Halloween at the Howlett this Wednesday
Jesse White Tumbling Team Providing Entertainment

October 20, 2009
Jesse White Announces Teen Driving Deaths Down 50 Percent as this Week Marks National Teen Driver Safety Week
Honors Maine South High School for Outstanding Driver Education Program

October 09, 2009
Secretary Of State Driver’s License Facilities Closed This Saturday and Monday

September

September 14, 2009
Jesse White and Staff Install Child Safety Seats In Niles – Encourage Parents To Get Seats Properly Fitted – Majority Are Not
September 12th through 18th Marks Child Passenger Safety Week

September 4, 2009
Jesse White Awards Adult Literacy Grants

August

August 18, 2009
Secretary of State Jesse White Unveils Emergency Contact Database

August 14, 2009
Secretary of State Jesse White Unveils New Veterans License Plates

August 10, 2009
Jesse White Encourages Student Readers To Enter “Letters About Literature” Contest

August 06, 2009
Jesse White’s Legislation on Distracted Driving Signed Into Law
Bans text messaging while driving; bans cell phone use in school and construction zones

July

July 16, 2009
Jesse White Says Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grants Will Allow Libraries To Upgrade And Buy New Computers

July 14, 2009
2009 Secretary Of State Antique Vehicle Show Coming Soon

June

June 30, 2009
Offices to Close for Independence Day

June 17, 2009Versión en Español
Jesse White Announces New Way For Public To Report Disability Parking Abuse

June 11, 2009
Jesse White Receives Awards For Outstanding Video

June 1, 2009
White Announces New Display Chronicling Construction Of Illinois State Library

May

May 28, 2009
Jesse White’s Legislation on Distracted Driving Moves to Governor’s Desk
Bans text messaging while driving; bans cell phone use in school and construction zones

May 20, 2009
Jesse White Reminds Motorists to Help Keep Illinois Roads Clean and Safe

May 19, 2009
Jesse White’s Legislation on Distracted Driving Approved by Senate
Bans text messaging while driving; bans cell phone use in school and construction zones

May 13, 2009
Jesse White and the IPA Announce Spotlight Awards For Outstanding Literacy Students and Tutors

April

April 23, 2009
Jesse White Announces Illinois Winners of 2009 "Letters About Literature" Contest

April 23, 2009
Jesse White Warns Businesses of Statewide Corporate Scam

April 10, 2009
Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White Marks National Library Week April 13-19

April 1, 2009
House Approves Jesse White’s Legislation on Distracted Driving
Bans text messaging while driving; bans cell phone use in school and construction zones

April 1, 2009Versión en Español
Jesse White Unveils Ad Campaign To Kick Off Donate Life! Organ and Tissue Donor Month
Features Recipients and Donor Families Urging Illinoisans to Sign Up With Registry

March

March 26, 2009
Secretary of State Jesse White Awards Construction Grants to 17 Public Libraries

March 24, 2009
Jesse White Hosts Awards Ceremony For "Essays About Lincoln" Contest Winners

March 5, 2009
Jesse White Awards $14.2 Million in Annual Public Library Per Capita Grants

February

February 26, 2009
Jesse White Announces 1.9 Million Students Will Benefit from School Library Grants

February 18, 2009
Jesse White Announces 5th Annual Emerging Writers Competition

February 13, 2009
Jesse White and ILA Unveil Temporary Special Event President Barack Obama License Plate
Proceeds to Benefit Illinois Libraries and iRead Program

February 10, 2009
Offices To Close For Lincoln’s Birthday And Presidents Day

February 5, 2009
Jesse White Announces Winners Of “Essays About Lincoln” Contest

January

January 28, 2009
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White Touts Success of State’s Stronger Teen Driver Laws
First Year Results in Over 40% Reduction in Teen Driving Deaths

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