Thursday, July 9, 2015

Alliance Legislative Report (99-30)

ONE-MONTH BUDGET LEGISLATION PASSES

With still no Fiscal Year 2016 budget in place and the prospect of state government workers not getting paid for their work in July, the House of Representatives today approved a bill to put in place a temporary, one-month budget. SB 2040 (Steans, D-Chicago) would allow for the continued operation of state government for basic services through July while legislators work on a final budget compromise. The bill was approved along partisan lines last week in the Senate and the same type of partisan roll call was the result in the House.

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