Lawmakers Override Governor's Veto of Heroin Bill
Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network
The Illinois Senate Wednesday followed the House's lead and overrode the governor's amendatory veto of a heroin bill.
Supporters say heroin is an epidemic in the state, and the multi-pronged bill – among other things – provides for education, p…
Union Arbitration Override Fails in Illinois House
Gov. Bruce Rauner, a Republican who has pushed an agenda to curb organized labor's power, won a significant victory when the House failed to reverse his veto on union-backed legislation to aid contract negotiations.
The House voted 68-34 to override Rauner's veto of the bill...
House Might Attempt Override of Union-Arbitration Veto
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois House Democrats are trying to line up votes to reverse Gov. Bruce Rauner on legislation they say will keep labor peace.
The Republican governor vetoed the bill in July. It would provide for an arbitrator to step in if contract negotiations break down between the Raun…
Kristen McQueary Previews Override Vote on AFSCME Bill
Chicago Tribune editorial board member and Rockford native Kristen McQueary joined the show once again this week to preview a big vote planned for this week in the Illinois House.
House Speaker Mike Madigan is expected to call for a vote on Wednesday to override the Governor's veto of a bill tha…
Illinois Senate Overrides Governor's Veto of Union Bill
Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network
The theme of reducing the strength and influence of public employee unions in Illinois is losing steam.
The Illinois Senate Wednesday overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a bill which would allow the state and unions to send matters to arbitration if they canno…