Sen. Andy Manar to serve as Senior Advisor to Gov. Pritzker

https://ift.tt/3ocY9aY

CHICAGO- State Sen. Andy Manar (D- Bunker Hill) has been tapped as a senior advisor to Gov. JB Pritzker. Manar announced today that he will resign from the Illinois Senate effective January 17, 2021.

Gov. Pritzker said Manar will assist the administration on the governor’s agenda and key priorities. He will also advise the governor on downstate economoic revitalization, appropriations, and COVID-19 recovery efforts.

“Andy has been one of the most thoughtful and successful lawmakers of his generation, and he will be a trusted advisor,” said Gov. Pritzker. 

Pritzker mentioned Sen. Manar’s work to reform the state’s antiquated education funding formula, make insulin cheaper for millions, reform election laws, and more.

“I value his insights and look forward to him joining my administration as we overcome this pandemic and rebuild Illinois together,” said Gov. Prtizker in a statement.

Below: A previous story FOX2 did with Sen. Manar while he was pushing for a review of a deadly stretch of I-55

Suggest a Correction

Region: Metro East,News,City: St. Louis, MO

via St. Louis News https://fox2now.com

January 4, 2021 at 01:28PM

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s