BLOOMINGTON — Scott Drury likes some of his opponents' ideas for big fixes for Illinois, but the Democratic candidate for governor thinks the state needs to get its house in order first. "Health care is a right, but to get there, you have to be able to fund it. ... A lot of my counterparts just want to ignore that fact and say, 'We're gonna get from A to B,' without saying how," said Drury, a state representative from Highwood.
BLOOMINGTON — U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth rejects the idea the onus is on Democrats to fight to keep crop insurance in the federal budget. "I refuse to let the starting point for negotiations be a massive cut. We need to start from where crop insurance was currently," said Duckworth, Illinois' junior senator and a Hoffman Estates Democrat, of a proposal from President Donald Trump to gut federally funded coverage. "I will advocate very strongly for crop insurance.
BLOOMINGTON — Democrats shouldn't expect to find State Rep. Bill Mitchell on their side again this week. "The school districts I represent do much better under Gov. Rauner’s plan than (Democrats'),” said Mitchell, who represents Decatur and parts of McLean County.
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Selecting a term
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Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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