State Rep. David Harris is the latest in a growing list of Illinois lawmakers who say they’re not running for re-election.
Harris, R-Arlington Heights, has been attacked for breaking with his party to raise taxes and end the state's two-year budget impasse.
“The fact that we now have a budget, I think, is a good thing," Harris said Wednesday in a telephone interview. "It prevented the state from going to the status of junk bonds, which would have been disastrous."
Harris said he’s worried the Republican Party has become too divided.