State lawmakers have given Governor Pat Quinn a little more time to give his annual budget address, and that’s not sitting well with State Senator Sam McCann (R-Carlinville). The governor requested the address be moved from February 19th to March 26th to prepare what will reportedly be a five-year spending plan.
McCann questions those motives.
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The governor’s budget address serves as a starting point for the legislature to put together a budget for the next fiscal year. McCann says Quinn has had a full year to prepare for this speech, so the delay is not warranted.