Senate President John Cullerton(D), on State Spending and Political Stalemate

From Elmhurst College:  Senate President John Cullerton gives an address that covers current state spending and current revenues.  He notes the continuing cost to the state by the failure of a political agreement on forging a budget.

Sen Cullerton also talks about Rod Blagojevich’s impeachment trial, fixing the state’s pension systems, the some of the legislative leaders that influenced him throughout his career, and his thoughts on working with political opponents to a solution.