Monday, June 1, 2015

Alliance Legislative Report 99-24

Governor Bruce Rauner and the Democrat leadership in the Illinois General Assembly are headed for a showdown of sorts, but it will likely not occur before the scheduled session adjournment date of May 31. As mentioned in the last Alliance Legislative Report, Senate committees had defeated three bills Wednesday containing the governor's legislative agenda. The governor has been steadfast in his position that he would not discuss the Fiscal Year 2016 budget, or at least any new revenues for next year's budget, until Democrat leaders come to the table to reach agreement on his "Turnaround Agenda." However, Democrats in the Senate and House of Representatives this week passed a series of appropriations bills which would make up the FY 2016 state budget, without Republican input.

Read the full Alliance Legislative Report 99-24 from May 30 here.