(CBS) — State Senator Bill Brady says Metra has lost its ability to be effective, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

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The GOP gubernatorial hopeful wants lawmakers to order a wholesale housecleaning.

“It will abolish the current Metra board and create new standards and a new board,” said Brady.

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Senator Brady suggests term limits so board member’s renewal cannot be threatened as they, “would be limited to one, six-year term. In addition to that the chairman would be limited to one two-year term.”

And Brady calls of Illinois Lawmakers this summer to require publication of any communications from anyone suggesting hires and contracts for the commuter rail service.

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He also recommends Chairman Brad O”Halloran step down.