Hutchinson will oversee the activities of 5 state agencies: Agriculture, Public Well being, Income, DCEO and the Illinois Division of Economic and Expert Regulation. She’ll also have sway more than the Illinois State Police’s policies.
Gov. Pritzker had attempted to recruit her into his administration earlier this year, but she declined. Sen. Hutchinson told me earlier this week that she had two massive targets when she became a Senator: 1) Reform the state revenue tax code and two) Legalize weed. She helped do each this year and she stated it was time to go.