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New Illinois Governor makes "Blagoje-switch" of previous administration's cuts

Updated: February 6, 2009, 3:35 PM ET
By NWTF Press Release

ILLINOIS — Illinois' 1.1 million sportsmen have spoken, and it seems their voices have been heard.

Approximately four months after former governor Rod Blagojevich authorized $9.25 million to be swept from six of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources' dedicated conservation funds — a move that could have crippled the state's natural resources and hunting and fishing industries newly sworn-in Governor Patrick Quinn overturned the decision.

Signed into law February ...

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