First and foremost, Go Hawks! Congratulations to the Chicago Blackhawks on their incredible victory and thanks for bringing the Stanley Cup back to Chicago. I took their triumph as a sign of hope for Chicago and the state of Illinois that improvement in an organization, whether it is a hockey team or a government, is possible.
Elsewhere in Illinois, there is still the looming pension crisis with no solution, and Sen. Bill Brady has officially joined the 2014 Race for Governor. From the Capitol to the Windy City, here are my Notable Quotables this week, check them out: