Quinn got big bucks before his McPier AV
Thursday, May 27, 2010
* Gov. Pat Quinn’s campaign just admitted to some suspect contributions…
As I’ve already told you, the Teamsters want to take over the Riggers union at McCormick Place and Quinn included that very provision in his amendatory veto of the McPier reform bill.
Sen. Bill Brady issued a statement claiming that Quinn was “working to cut a deal to support the same insiders who led us into this mess in the first place and who he is courting to help his own political career.”
Brady didn’t mention the issue while talking to reporters today about the governor’s AV.
The House and Senate both voted to override the governor’s veto today.
* Speaking of quid pro quo, there is lots of chatter about some major logrolling going on during the Senate’s attempt to pass the pension borrowing bill. And Sen. Rickey Hendon probably didn’t help matters much during committee today when he asked the budget director to remember the Democrats when it comes time to divvy up the state cash.
Watch Hendon’s comments and Senate GOP Leader Christine Radogno talking about the logrolling reports and connecting them to Hendon’s comments…