Thursday, July 16, 2015
Alliance Legislative Report (99-31)
ONE-MONTH BUDGET GOES TO GOVERNOR
The Illinois State Senate concurred in a House amendment Wednesday that will provide for a one-month operating budget for essential State programs and will pay many State workers for their work in July. The House of Representatives approved the measure last week (see the last Alliance Legislative Report) and now SB 2040 will head to Governor Bruce Rauner. The Governor has indicated that he would veto the temporary budget proposal. In both chambers, the vote on SB 2040 was along partisan lines. The State is going into the third week of the new fiscal year without a budget in place as the General Assembly and Governor have not been able to agree on a spending and revenue plan. ...
Read the entire Alliance Legislative Report (99-31) here.