Blago's "All Kids" program a done deal
SPRINGFIELD -- Despite Republican protests, it took all of three days for Democrats to push through Gov. Rod Blagojevich's plan to provide health care to Illinois' uninsured children.Chalk one up for Blagojevich and the Dems, but now let's see if the plan is just an inspirational gimmick or actually workable.
The final hurdle had been the Illinois House, which approved the All Kids program Thursday afternoon. The fast-tracked legislation flew through the Senate the day before.