"It would be ridiculous to resign at this point." — BP CEO Tony Hayward on June 2, the same day he apologized to Gulf Coast residents for saying "I want my life back."
"There ought to be a run on these once we get out of this session." — State Sen. Joe McPherson, D-Woodworth, after his Senate Transportation Committee gave swift passage to House Bill 96, which would create a special license plate for retired state employees. In light of the state's ongoing budget crunch, many are looking to cut costs by reducing the state's workforce.