Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Quinn calls off tax hike vote for now

In calling off any tax hike vote for at least five months, Gov. Pat Quinn could be minimizing
the potential political fallout for himself and lawmakers who side with him.

But it also may be that it's a "reflection of the natural human propensity to put off hard decisions until the last minute," said Christopher Mooney, professor of political science at UIS.

Mooney's remarks were featured in a July 14, 2009, article in the Chicago Daily Herald about the budget.

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