News 2017



May

May 26, 2017
Secretary of State Offices Closed for Memorial Day

May 15, 2017
Jesse White's Legislation to Expand the Organ/Tissue Donor Registry Sent to Governor

May 15, 2017
Secretary of State Jesse White Hosts Third National "Targeting Autism" Forum

May 8, 2017
Jesse White Announces Spotlight Awards For Outstanding Literacy Students and Tutors

May 1, 2017
Jesse White Announces Winners of "Letters About Literature" Contest
Winners from Sugar Grove, Mettawa and Petersburg

April

April 26, 2017
Jesse White's Legislation to Expand the Organ/Tissue Donor Registry Passes Senate Unanimously

April 24, 2017
White's Legislation Modernizing the State's Mandatory Insurance Program Passes House

April 18, 2017
Jesse White Announces 13th Annual Illinois Emerging Writers Competition
Entry forms are now available; Deadline is June 30th

April 7, 2017
White's Legislation to Allow Advertising to Offset Costs of Vehicle Registration Reminder Notices Passes the House
Continues to send out email reminder notices; urges email sign-up

April 3, 2017
Jesse White Unveils New Organ/Tissue Donation Campaign; Featuring Recipients Whose Lives Were Saved Due to Organ/Tissue Donation
PSA Features Chicago Cubs World Series Win and Song by Five for Fighting

March

March 30, 2017
Joint Secretary Of State & Supreme Court Restoration Project Of Illinois Attorney Oaths Complete
Leads to historically significant discoveries

March 9, 2017
Jesse White's Legislation to Expand the Organ/Tissue Donor Registry Passes House

March 8, 2017
Seat Belts on School Buses Bill Passes House Committee
Jesse White, Rep. Lang Pushing Legislation

February

February 24, 2017
Jesse White's Legislation to Expand the Organ/Tissue Donor Registry Passes House Committee

February 23, 2017
REAL ID Act Legislation Supported by Secretary White Passes House
Bill allows customers to choose between REAL ID-compliant and noncompliant cards

February 15, 2017
White's Legislation to Expand the Organ/Tissue Donor Registry Passes Senate Committee

February 14, 2017
Jesse White Announces Support for Requiring Seat Belts on School Buses
Teams with Rep. Lou Lang and Sen. Martin Sandoval on legislation supported by NHTSA

February 10, 2017
Secretary of State Offices Closed for Abraham Lincoln's Birthday

February 8, 2017
REAL ID Act Legislation Supported by Secretary White Passes Senate Committee
Bill allows customers to choose between REAL ID-compliant and noncompliant cards

February 2, 2017
White Pushes to Expand Organ/Tissue Donor Registry; 16- and 17-Year-Olds Could Become Donors

January

January 18, 2017
Secretary of State Jesse White Supporting Legislation to Allow Advertising to Offset Costs of Vehicle Registration Reminder Notices
Continues to send out email reminder notices; urges email sign-up

January 13, 2017
Secretary of State Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day