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State Rep. Mark Batinick on why Illinois legislators should be back in Springfield

State Rep. Mark Batinick, R-Plainfield, has been a consistent critic of Gov. JB Pritzker. He's blasted the governor's plan for reopening the state's economy amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. He's also calling for the General Assembly to meet to combat the pandemic and conduct the state's business.