Erica Borggren

Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Quinn Replaces IDOT Chief Who Resigned Amid Controversy

Gov. Pat Quinn’s office announced Monday that Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs Director Erica Borggren has been appointed to the post held by Ann Schneider since 2011.


Veteran Urges Sending Holiday Cards To Service Members

The head of the state’s Veterans’ Affairs Department want people to send holiday cards.


About 1,000 military veterans attended the "Hiring Our Heroes" job fair at the Hilton Chicago Hotel on March 28, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Governor Hosts Jobs Fair For Veterans

Gov. Pat Quinn helped host a job fair for veterans at the Hilton Chicago hotel on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn

Governor Urges Donations To ‘Operation Hero Miles’

With Christmas less than a week away, Gov. Pat Quinn is encouraging the public to get into the spirit of giving by donating to a program that helps the families of wounded veterans.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2011