SPRINGFIELD--(ENEWSPF)--February 15, 2017.
Ladies and Gentlemen:
‘The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion… We must think anew and act anew.”
‘We must think anew and act anew.”
Two years ago, our first budget address began with these same words.
Though it’s taken us two years to get here, the events of recent weeks make clear that together, Democrats and Republicans are now thinking anew.
For the first time, legislators from both parties are standing together to say that Illinois must have structural . . .