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Durkin said $3 billion in projects for only districts with Democratic lawmakers is wrong, and a reminder of how Madigan ran things for decades as House Speaker.
In a section of the nearly 3,500 page budget where spending from the federal American Rescue Plan Act is spelled out, Republicans offered some examples.
Spending in that section includes $8 million for Navy Pier, $15 million for the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont
The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is in a House district represented by the late Donald Stephens’ son, Rep. Bradley Stephens (R-Rosemont). I mean, yeah, it’s in a Democratic Senate district, but Brad is a Republican.