ilstateflagState Senator Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago) issued the following statement welcoming new Gov. Bruce Rauner to office and applauding outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn on his accomplishments in office.

“Governor Pat Quinn dedicated nearly a decade to promoting equality for African Americans, women and the LGBT communities. He has worked to improve the quality of life for struggling families and helped Illinois become as progressive as it is today. I will miss his contributions to our state,” said Hunter, Majority Caucus Whip.



Hunter also welcomed Gov. Rauner, who was sworn in on Monday.

“Congratulations to Governor Rauner and his administration. Now that he’s in office, we’ll have to work together to reform agencies like DCFS and invest in the most powerful resource Illinois has: its people,” Hunter said.

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