Legislature Back in Springfield, Budget Options Dwindle
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers continue action in Springfield Wednesday with fewer options to break a budget impasse with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Senate Democrats pushed Tuesday to override Rauner's rejection of a $36 billion spending plan...
State Workers Might Get Paychecks After All
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
State workers could be getting their full paychecks next week after all.
The comptroller’s office has been ordered to fully pay state employees by a judge in St. Clair County.
The verbal order came from 13 public employee unions suing Comptroller Leslie Munger, ar…
Illinois Democrats Consider 1-Month Budget To Avert Shutdown
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers plan to adopt a one-month temporary budget Wednesday to avoid a partial government shutdown on the first day of the fiscal year.
House Speaker Michael Madigan plans to shepherd a $2.3 billion plan to provide state police protection, operate veterans h…