hastings SOTSSPRINGFIELD- State Senator Michael E. Hastings (D-Tinley Park) issued the following statement after the governor delivered his State of the State address on Wednesday afternoon:

“Starting his speech by attacking hardworking union men and women in the south suburbs was inappropriate. I believe a leader should unite the people rather than divide them.

“Our state is struggling without a budget, our social service and higher education institutions are at the brink of collapse.

“However, I do applaud the governor on his initiatives to modernize the state IT infrastructure to save money and streamline the process. I also applaud him on increasing partnerships between high school and community colleges to increase student job training and allow them to step into better careers; this is an initiative I have been working on for three years.

“I am committed to working with anyone to improve Illinois, but more importantly I am committed to improving the south suburbs.”

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