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2nd Week of Veto Session on Tap

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

Senate Republicans re-elect Leader

Due in large part to her years of fighting to protect the rights of Illinois residents and improve the state’s economic outlook, as well as

Democrats add $100+ million in spending

Despite the serious fiscal problems facing the state, two other vetoes were overridden by Senate Democrats that would add more than $100 million in spending

Democrats slow-walk budget negotiations

House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton began the first week of the fall veto session by boycotting a budget negotiation meeting scheduled

Fall veto session to begin November 15

Out of nearly 450 bills passed during the spring legislative session, Gov. Rauner issued 40 vetoes. Lawmakers will return to the Statehouse Nov. 15 to

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