Jesse White

Illinois Secretary Of State Jesse White

Secretary Of State Jesse White Won’t Run For Sixth Term

He’s said it before, but Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White said he means it this time: he won’t be running for another term.

08/20/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (R) has lunch with Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White on election day February 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  White is co-chair of Emanuel's re-election campaign. Emanuel was forced into a runoff with Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, to be held on April 7, 2015. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Jesse White: Emanuel “Has To Rethink” Red Light Camera Program Ahead Of Runoff

White co-chairs the mayor’s re-election campaign, and he said he’s prepared to take Emanuel to black churches and community meetings so he can regain African-American votes he’s lost in his first term.

02/26/2015

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White (background, in red) helps distribute some of the 15,000 turkeys and hams he is giving away to the needy this Christmas season. (Credit: CBS)

For 50th Year, Jesse White Gives Out Turkey, Ham To Needy For Christmas

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White was spreading some good cheer to thousands of senior citizens and other needy people around the city on Friday.

12/19/2014

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Illinois State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka Dies At 70

Illinois State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, a brash pioneer for women in Illinois politics, died early Wednesday, less than a day after suffering a stroke

12/10/2014

Handicapped Parking

State To Crack Down On Illegal Use Of Handicapped Placards On Black Friday

Shopping mall parking spaces migt be at a premium on Black Friday, but you should not be tempted to wrongly pull your car into one marked for handicapped drivers.

11/25/2014

Illinois House Republican Leader Tom Cross (Credit: CBS)

White, Madigan, Topinka Win Again

Illinois voters returned familiar faces to key state officer positions on Tuesday.

11/04/2014

Fake IDs

State Officials Warn About Risk Of Identity Theft From Buying Fake IDs

As consumers scramble to protect their credit and debit card information in the wake of a stream of data breaches at major retailers, one group is voluntarily giving out their personal information.

10/01/2014

Fake IDs

2 Investigators: China Floods U.S. With Near-Perfect Fake Driver’s Licenses

2 Investigator Dave Savini reports these bogus licenses are being sold online and could pose a risk to homeland security.

09/22/2014

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Lawmakers Weigh Measure Giving Four-Time DUI Convicts Another Chance

Two of Illinois’ strongest allies in fighting drunken driving were somewhat in disagreement a proposal to give drivers with four drunk driving convictions a chance go get their license back.

WBBM Newsradio–02/20/2014

An example of a temporary visitor's driver's license for Illinois.  (Credit: Secretary of States)

Undocumented In Illinois Can Apply For Driver’s License

The Illinois Secretary of State’s office is gearing up to begin approving drivers’ licenses for undocumented immigrants.

10/29/2013

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Jesse White To Run For Record Fifth Term As Secretary Of State

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced he’s seeking a record-breaking fifth term in office, and for the moment, he’s running without any opposition.

09/12/2013

Teen Driving

House Backs Driver’s Education Requirement For More Young Drivers

The Illinois House has passed a measure to require online driver’s education courses for young people who don’t take such classes in high school.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2013

Jesse White

Jesse White Urges More African Americans To Become Organ Donors

White said African Americans account for 56 percent of those who need an organ transplant, but make up 32 percent of the donors.

WBBM Newsradio–04/01/2013

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Non-Profit Holds Christmas Party For At-Risk Kids

Non-profit charity Dreams For Kids is hosting the celebration at the Broadway Armory for more than 1,300 at-risk children.

12/22/2012

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Candlelight Vigil Held For Victims Of Drunk Driving

There are about 40,000 drunk driving arrests in Illinois each year.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2012

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White helped organize his 48th annual holiday food giveaway, distributing hams and turkeys to the elderly and families in need. (Credit: CBS)

Jesse White Helps Distribute Holiday Food To Needy, Elderly

It has been an annual tradition for White, who at one time was on the other end of the receiving line.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2012

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

White: Lawmakers Should Do ‘Whatever They Can’ To Kick Smith Out Again

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White said Saturday he hopes state lawmakers find a way to oust Derrick Smith from the Illinois House again, after he was re-elected despite being ousted by his colleagues over his bribery indictment.

WBBM Newsradio–11/10/2012

Lance Tyson will run as a third-party candidate against indicted Democratic Illinois State Rep. Derrick Smith in the 2012 election. (Credit: CBS)

White, Quinn Make Final Push To Defeat Indicted Rep. Smith

Former state Rep. Derrick Smith has been indicted for taking a $7,000 cash bribe, and kicked out of the Illinois House, but he still has a good chance of winning back the seat in his West Side district on Tuesday.

CBS 2–11/03/2012

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State Investigating Scam Targeting Illinois Corporations

The Illinois Secretary of State’s office said Wednesday that about 200 corporations – many of them small businesses – have been caught up in a scam that looks official.

WBBM Newsradio–10/24/2012

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Secretary Of State Seeks To Eliminate Court Supervision For Drivers In Deadly Crashes

Kill someone with your car, and get a real punishment — that’s the idea behind new proposed legislation in Illinois that could take court supervision off the table in crashes that result in fatalities.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

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