Budget Update: What’s At Stake?; ER Safety; Proposed High Speed Rail from O’Hare to Chicago

July 05, 2017
The Illinois Senate on July 4, 2017, as it was overriding Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of Illinois' first full budget in two years.

The Illinois Senate on July 4, as it was overriding Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of Illinois' first full budget in two years.

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On the 21st: Illinois could be a day away from its first full state budget in years. Legislators will vote in the House tomorrow to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto. We look at what is at stake. Plus, a recent hostage situation at an Illinois hospital raised the question: Is enough being done to keep medical staff safe in the emergency room?