Sen. Christopher BeltSPRINGFIELD – State Senator Christopher Belt (D-Cahokia) released the following statement regarding the governor’s budget address this afternoon:
“I support Gov. Pritzker’s plan to increase school funding, special education grants and technical education programs. Increased funding for education will help students flourish, and the impact will be significant.
“In addition, I support Gov. Pritzker’s vision of making Illinois a recreational marijuana state. This will build economic growth and help create jobs. To that end, I am most happy that all of our citizens, including minorities, will have an opportunity in this endeavor. 

“Lastly, I want to thank Gov. P  ritzker for realizing that our infrastructure is in dire need of a major overhaul and proposing a comprehensive spending plan to get that done.”

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