Illinois House of Representatives Gear Up to Pass State Budget, Override Rauner’s Veto

July 06, 2017
 
House Speaker Michael Madigan told reporters he's pleased with the response of bond rating agencies to legislative action to pass a state budget.

House Speaker Michael Madigan told reporters he's pleased with the response of bond rating agencies to legislative action to pass a state budget.

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On the 21st: We’re at day 736 without a state budget. Could today be the day the impasse finally ends? We break down the $36 billion budget plan and nearly $5 billion tax hike and check in with the president of the Illinois Manufacturers' Association.