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Righter statement on Senate Republican Leader Radogno resigning

State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) issued the following statement in response to Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno resigning from the Senate effective July 1.

“It has been an honor and privilege to serve alongside Leader Christine Radogno.

“She has always been a champion of compromise and working together with the other side of the aisle to find solutions to Illinois’ problems. Whether it was Chicago or the suburbs, urban or rural, upstate or downstate, she always had the best interests of the state of Illinois on her heart and in her mind.

“I want to thank her for her leadership, her professionalism, and her unbelievable work ethic.

“I wish her and her family nothing but the best. You can never spend enough time with your kids and grandkids.”

–       State Sen. Dale Righter