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Madigan Consolidates Power

Austin Berg- Illinois Policy Inst

The Annie Frey Show
January 30, 2019 - 2:36 pm

Illinois Policy Chief Economist Austin Berg says there is too much power in one man's hands. 

He says Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan is the "choke point, essentially for all bills that go through the House." 

Berg says,  "when the system remains the same, nothing changes."  He says the system needs to change, not necessarily the people involved to make a real difference.

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