CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday tapped his budget director David Vaught to lead the state’s economic development efforts and named senior adviser Jerry Stermer to serve as Vaught’s temporary replacement.

The changes were among a handful made as part of a reshuffling of top personnel. “David Vaught and Jerry Stermer are both proven leaders with innovative ideas to create jobs and economic growth,” Quinn said in a statement.

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