State Senator Bill Haine (D-Alton) has announced he will run for re-election. Haine says he feels he is still capable of representing the 56th legislative district effectively, and has expressed a continued commitment to solving the budget crisis and protecting working families.
And he says as the chair of the downstate caucus, he can offer a perspective that is different from the governor and the four legislative leaders.
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Haine will kick off his re-election campaign Thursday, October 29 at the Wood River Moose Lodge with an event from 4:30 – 7pm.