Lawmaker wants convictions posted beside governors' portraits

Published 02/14 2014 11:03AM

Updated 02/14 2014 11:06AM

SPRINGFIELD -- When you walk through the Capitol, you can get a history lesson on our state. One lawmaker wants to make it more in-depth.

A southern Illinois state representative has filed a bill to make a change to the Hall of Governors. He wants to add plaques next to portraits of governors who've been convicted. Those plaques would detail the charges for each governor.

Former governor Rod Blagojevich doesn't have a portrait in the Capitol. Lawmakers voted against funding one. Blagojevich is serving a 14 year prison sentence for corruption.

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