SPRINGFIELD – The fall veto session has come and gone in Springfield with only one major accomplishment: allowing construction of nuclear power plants after a 36-year moratorium.
For House Minority Leader Tony McCombie (R-Savanna), it’s easier to talk about what didn’t get done. “Well, we certainly didn’t discuss anything with ethics, and here we are again, in the middle of a trial, and we’re going to be approaching another trial in the spring,” referring to corruption allegations against former Chicago alderman Ed Burke and former House speaker Mike Madigan. “Nothing is addressed. It blows my mind that we are not talking about that. No property tax relief of any sort.”
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