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ILLINOIS LAWMAKERS ARE APPROVING A COUPLE OF MEASURES REQUESTED BY INCOMING GOVERNOR J-B PRITZKER.

 

ONE BILL VACATES THE ILLINOIS TOLLWAY BOARD…SO GOVERNOR-ELECT PRITZKER CAN MAKE NEW APPOINTMENTS. THE SECOND WILL RAISE THE SALARIES OF SEVERAL CABINET MEMBER POSITIONS BY 15 PERCENT...IN HOPES OF ATTRACTING TOP TALENT TO LEAD STATE AGENCIES. SENATOR BILL HAINE OF ALTON:

 

 

THE FIRST BILL WILL LET GOVERNOR-ELECT PRITZKER APPOINT NEW MEMBERS TO THE ILLINOIS TOLLWAY BOARD…AND THE SECOND RAISES THE SALARIES OF HIS FUTURE CABINET MEMBERS. SENATE PRESIDENT JOHN CULLERTON SAYS PAY IS CURRENTLY CAPPED AT 150 THOUSAND AND THE STATE NEEDS TO BE ABLE TO OFFER MORE TO STAY COMPETITIVE.

 

 

THE BILLS WILL BE SENT TO THE GOVERNOR’S DESK WHEN PRITZKER TAKES OFFICE NEXT WEEK.

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