Governor Signs Bill Banning Self Promotion Billboards

Published 06/16 2011 06:56PM

Updated 06/16 2011 06:59PM

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation Thursday preventing state officials from putting their name or likeness on billboards of electronic signs paid for with taxpayer dollars. The bill adds billboards and electronic billboards to an existing law that prohibits state elected officials from using their names, likenesses and voices in tv, radio, newspaper and magazine ads purchased as part of state program awareness efforts.

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