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Lawmaker Blames Blagojevich, Madigan In-Fighting for Budget Woes

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Governor Rod Blagojevich and House Speaker Mike Madigan are each blaming each other for the state’s budget woes. But Republican Representative Bill Mitchell of Forsyth says both are at fault.

MITCHELL: I mean, neither Madigan or Blagojevich can say we’ve got a limited amount of money to deal with, let’s just work together for the people that sent us, and of course no one does. So their personal enmity and hatred gets in the way of running the state. They both receive F grades.

Mitchell says Illinois needs to learn to spend within its means.

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