Republican Aaron Schock of Peoria says constant questions about spending make it too difficult to continue serving.
Central Illinois Republican has been under fire for expenses
Several Republicans considering runs for the 2014 governor’s race have criticized Gov. Pat Quinn’s State of the State address for a lack of specifics and little attention to Illinois’ strained finances.
House Ethics Committee reportedly looking into Aaron Schock’s use of Super PAC funds.
Shimkus, rejecting the two-month extension, says a one-year extension would get the issue “out of political debate.”