emergency declaration http://wkms.org en Quinn Issues Emergency Declaration After Illinois Flooding http://wkms.org/post/quinn-issues-emergency-declaration-after-illinois-flooding <p></p><p>Gov. Pat Quinn has issued an emergency declaration following the flooding and severe weather affecting areas across Illinois yesterday.</p><p>The action allows the state to access federal resources including generators, pump systems sandbags and additional funds. It is a step below a disaster emergency declaration.</p><p>Quinn says the American Red Cross has opened two shelters in north central Illinois. One is in Oglesby and another in Roanoke. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:09:30 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 30772 at http://wkms.org Quinn Issues Emergency Declaration After Illinois Flooding