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Commentary: Facts supporting JDC’s closure are overwhelming

October 22, 2011

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The Jacksonville, Ill Journal Courier – Oct. 22, 2011 – William L. Gorman – A public hearing concerning the proposed closure of the Jacksonville Developmental Center will be held Monday at 5 p.m. at Illinois College’s Bruner Fitness Center. The purpose of the meeting is for the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability to hear […]

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Behind on its bills, state shares $5 billion shortfall with businesses, nonprofits

October 21, 2011

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NapervilleSun – Sun-Times Publication – October 21 – Susan Frick Calrman Little more than three years ago, Illinois had a one-week turnaround for cutting checks to the entities submitting bills. By last June, the average delay had stretched to almost four months, according to the office of state Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka. Now the lag […]

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Some support Quinn’s facility closing plan, kinda

September 9, 2011

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By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Statehouse News September 9, 2011 SPRINGFIELD —  Advocates and lawmakers could support Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close five mental health and developmental disability centers. But only if he does it properly. Quinn on Thursday proposed closing the Tinley Park in Tinley Park; the H. Douglas Singer Mental Health Center […]

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