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Gov. moves to abolish controversial legislative scholarships


Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has used his veto pen to abolish the state’s controversial legislative scholarship program, the Huffington Post reports. On Wednesday, Quinn used his powers of “amendatory veto” to rewrite a bill passed by both houses that would have reformed the scholarship program. Instead, he changed the bill to end the program completely. That new version will now return to the legislature, where it will need a simple majority of both houses, according to the Chicago Sun-Times

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