Democrat says he is committed to opening them by June 30, even
though his proposed budget calls for leaving them closed.
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich closed a dozen historic sites and state
parks last year to help fill a budget deficit.
After Quinn became governor, he reopened the parks and said he would
do the same for the historic sites, including the farm owned by
Abraham Lincoln's family.
Quinn now says money for reopening them will come from merging the
agencies that oversee natural resources and historic sites.
historic sites affected are the Dana- Thomas House in Springfield and
the Judge David Davis Mansion in Bloomington.
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