Rep. Sara Feigenholtz weighs in on Gov. Rauner’s decision to sign HB 40

The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson

PHOTO: Rep. Sara Feigenholtz along with Rick Pearson inside the Allstate showcase studio. (WGN Radio)

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Democratic state Rep. Sara Feigenholtz of Chicago, chimes in on the Spin hotline. She’s the House sponsor of legislation now on Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s desk that would expand taxpayer-subsidized abortions for women on Medicaid and under state employee health insurance. The governor was for it as a candidate, against it in April and now is saying he’s studying the bill–which has political implications for him on both sides of the issue.