* Daily Herald…
As one of 44 Republicans in the House, Amy Grant of Wheaton said she wants to work for cooperation in the legislature.
Grant, a six-year DuPage County Board member, fills the legislative seat formerly held by Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeanne Ives.
“It is vital that the 101st General Assembly make its decisions based on the next generation and not the next election,” she said in a written statement. “I believe members must work in a bipartisan basis.”
Grant, a former teacher, said she also wants to focus on the state’s management of education with better budgeting, accountability and ethics.
Well, that’s certainly a different attitude in the 42nd House District.