State of the State Analysis

Gov. Pat Quinn’s sixth state of the state address comes on the heels of a lawsuit by state employees over pension reform, and during an election year. We break down Quinn’s speech and the issues facing Illinois in the coming year with Chicago Tribune’s Editorial Board member Kristen McQueary and NBC Ward Room's lead blogger Mark Anderson. Watch the full address here, read Quinn's full remarks in the transcript, and listen to his speech in the audio attachments below.

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