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GOVERNOR PAT QUINN SAYS HE’S VERY PLEASED WITH THE SUPREME COURT’S RULING ON THE PRESIDENT’S HEALTH CARE PLAN.

THE COURT UPHELD MOST OF THE LAW…REQUIRING THAT NEARLY EVERYONE HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE. GOVERNOR QUINN SAYS THIS IS A HUGE STEP…AND ILLINOIS WILL START WORKING TO FULLY IMPLEMENT THE PROGRAM.

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ONE BIG CHALLENGE THE LAW PRESENTS IS CREATING AN ONLINE INSURANCE SHOPPING TOOL WHERE INDIVIDUALS AND SMALL BUSINESSES CAN COMPARE PRICES. THAT’S SUPPOSED TO BE UP AND RUNNING BY 2014.

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