Gov. Pat Quinn says he told the DNR director to kill a proposed $85K per year Canoe Czar job soon after he learned of it.
No canoes for you!
The reason: money, honey. Quinn, responding to reporters after launching IDOT's multi-year highway improvement plan, says the state's budget shortfall leaves no room for a waterway chief.
As for Scott Lee Cohen possibly joining the gov race as independent?
Quinn says "whatever he wants to do" is fine with him.