Ill. governor slammed over inaction on schools Journal Gazette
Meeks, a Chicago Democrat, compared Blagojevich's actions to his
unfulfilled campaign promise to overhaul the way Illinois pays for
Gov. Rod Blagojevich called on Chicago Mayor Richard Daley to come off
the sidelines in his high-profile feud with House Speaker Michael
Madigan over a stalled state construction program.
School daze Chicago Reader
Whether the clergymen are able to turn the uproar over their New Trier
visit into some kind of action on school funding is another matter. My
hunch is that their important message is going to get muddled, by the
nature of the protest if not the personalities.
Do-nothing session a 'sham' Pantagraph
“He did not call a special session to deal with cows. He called a
special session to deal with kids,” Meeks said. “If his priority is
cows rather than kids, I guess he proved that today.”
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