The state of state politicians' reactions to Quinn's budget address
If one politician gets to speak for 41 minutes, it's a great opportunity for every other politician in the state to speak for at least a moment or two. So it goes for Gov. Quinn's first budget address from earlier today. Here's the rogues' gallery: Chenoa, IL Republican Senator Dan Rutherford audio Chicago, IL Democrat Senator Ricky Hendon audio Spring Valley, IL Democrat Representative Frank Mautino audio Okawville, IL Republican State Senator Dave Luechtefeld audio Palatine, IL Republican Senator Matt Murphy audio Peoria, IL Democrat Senator Dave Koehler audio Springfield, IL Republican Senator Larry Bomke audio Senate President John Cullerton audio Speaker of the House Mike Madigan audio Thanks to Illinois Public Radio for gathering this tape!