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Budget Negotiations to Continue

<p style=”background: white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;”><span style=”color: black;”>The Governor and legislative leaders met four times during the past week in Springfield in an

2nd Week of Veto Session on Tap

<p>Lawmakers returned to their districts to observe the Thanksgiving holiday this week, but will return to Springfield Nov. 29 when the second week of the

Giving back: list of local food pantries in the 38th Senate District

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Senate Republicans re-elect Leader

<p style=”margin: 6pt 0in;”><span>Due in large part to her years of fighting to protect the rights of Illinois residents and improve the state&rsquo;s economic outlook,

Democrats add $100+ million in spending

<p style=”margin: 6pt 0in;”><span>Despite the serious fiscal problems facing the state, two other vetoes were overridden by Senate Democrats that would add more than $100

Democrats slow-walk budget negotiations

<p style=”margin: 6pt 0in;”><span>House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton began the first week of the fall veto session by boycotting a budget

Fall veto session to begin November 15

<p><span style=”color: black;”>Out of nearly 450 bills passed during the spring legislative session, Gov. Rauner issued 40 vetoes. Lawmakers will return to the Statehouse Nov.

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