February 29, 2012

THE SECOND WAY ENDS EVERYWHERE:

Quinn's bad news budget: 'Our rendezvous with reality has arrived' (Monique Garcia, Ray Long and Alissa Groeninger, February 22, 2012, Chicago Tribune)

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn today delivered a bad news budget speech, calling for prison closures, layoffs and cutbacks to health care for the poor.

"This budget contains truths you may not want to hear," Quinn said. "But these are truths that you do need to know. And I believe you can handle the truth."

Quinn said too many governors and lawmakers have spent too much over the past 35 years.

"Today, our rendezvous with reality has arrived," Quinn said.


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Posted by orrinj at February 29, 2012 6:29 AM
  
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