Both Governor Quinn and his GOP rival Bruce Rauner want to sell of part of the state's plane fleet to save a bit of money. That's an idea that state rep Bill Mitchell has suggested for years. He says it won't do much to fill the state's budget hole but it's not something we should be paying for.
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Mitchell says the state's budget will always still be billions-of-dollars-out-of-whack until Illinois deals with the big expenses like Medicaid, pensions, and education funding.
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