Senate President: Senate Democrats committed to stabilizing economy in wake of pandemic

harmon 031120 SPRINGFIELD — In response to Gov. JB Pritzker’s revised state budget numbers, Illinois Senate President Don Harmon today issued a statement calling for continued cooperation among lawmakers and leaders as the state faces the daunting task of digging out from the social and economic effects of the ongoing global pandemic.

“We’ve proven in recent years that we can come together in times both good and bad to solve problems. We will need that spirit of cooperation more than ever before as we continue to face this outbreak and its economic fallout.

“What I told the governor is the Senate Democrats will do our part to help solve problems and stabilize our state.”