Week in Review: Week of 3/4/13 – 3/8/13

Last week was an active week in Springfield.  What did you miss?  Check out the House Republican "Week in Review" for the week of March 4th - March 8th, 2013 here.

You'll find:
  • Widespread skepticism as Gov. Quinn presents $35.6 billion budget to General Assembly
  • Australian company admits that it understood that its consultant was probably making large payments to a well-connected Chicago official
  • Women’s correctional center in Dwight, IL set to close by end of March 2013
  • Illinois school districts face possible $278 million cut in State aid 
  • Gov. Quinn vetoes major gaming expansion bill; Senate begins to move new language
  • An estimated 300,000 Illinoisans wait for passage of mandated concealed-carry rights in Springfield
  • General Assembly passes legislation to increase license fees paid by Illinois medical doctors, replenish insolvent State fund
  • Gov. Quinn launches new call to reform Illinois pension system, reduce benefits for existing State employees and retirees
  • Planners look to enlarge superhighway in northwestern suburbs
And more....