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Durbin and Quinn Working Together

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U.S. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois says he’s trying to make sure his state gets its fair share from a federal stimulus package. Durbin says he’ll continue to keep new Illinois Governor Pat Quinn in the loop. U.S. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois says he’s trying to make sure his state gets its fair share from a federal stimulus package. Durbin says he’ll continue to keep new Illinois Governor Pat Quinn in the loop.

DURBIN:

I’ve had more phone conversations with Pat Quinn about this than the previous governor in the last year. And, I think this is a good start and we’re going to be working together.

Durbin estimates Illinois could be in line to receive at least $5 billion in a stimulus package. He says some of that will go toward helping Illinois shore up its budget. The stimulus plan is still being debated in Congress.

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