After years of government gridlock, Senator Tim Bivins says now is the time for the Governor to work with all Illinois lawmakers to find solutions to the state’s financial turmoil.

Governor Pat Quinn presented his first State of the State address January 13 to a joint session of the General Assembly.

“It’s a new year, a new decade. It’s time for a new attitude of cooperation. Let’s end the bickering and work together to fix Illinois,” Senator Bivins said. “If our Governor is willing, if our legislative leaders are willing, let’s get to it, and sooner rather than later.”

Senator Bivins said the task is of turning the State around is a big one, but it can be done." />

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