Sen. Don Harmon is one of top legislators in carding miles on state airplanes.

SPRINGFIELD – Despite its budget woes, the state of Illinois continues to operate a fleet of executive aircraft that ferries legislators, Supreme Court justices and statewide elected officials between Springfield and Chicago. 

The cost of operating the planes far exceeds alternative forms of travel such as Amtrak and driving.


He’s #4:

State flyers on state plane

It is true that airplanes are the only way to fly. Yet and still . . .