Madigan spokesman Steve Brown tells the Chicago Sun-Times that
Madigan believes Quinn infringed on the state Legislature's
lawmaking authority when the governor rewrote legislation intended
to bar state lawmakers from awarding tuition waivers to relatives.
Instead, Quinn used his amendatory veto to abolish the program.
Brown says that move violated the state constitution and Madigan
won't let the House vote on whether to accept Quinn's amendatory
Quinn spokeswoman Brooke Anderson says the governor is intent on
getting rid of the scandal-ridden program.
Lawmakers can give scholarships to anyone in their districts, and
many go to students with ties to campaign contributors.
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