The Illinois General Assembly has passed several major bills in the last few days of its lame-duck session.
Two of the bills, one on an income tax increase and the other on abolishing the death penalty in Illinois, were the focus of a press conference held today by Gov. Pat Quinn.
Here are some highlights of Quinn's comments:
On the tax increase:
On the death penalty:
View the discussion thread.
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