From The Desk Down State
February 5, 2020
Governor J.B. Pritzker painted a rosy picture in his first “State of the State” address January 29, but Senate Republican lawmakers say a greater emphasis should have been placed on rooting out corruption, starting with revamping the state’s process for drawing legislative maps.
Senate Republicans reacted to Governor Pritzker’s first official “State of the State” address, delivered to a joint session of Illinois lawmakers January 29 in the House of Representatives Chambers, noting that the Governor failed to mention the critical issue of redistricting reform.
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