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No Illinois budget deal yet; vote expected to come Thursday

Kevin HoffmanReboot Illinois

Jun 29, 2016

The Illinois House and Senate could vote for an emergency plan to get state government through the calendar year on Thursday, the last day of a fiscal year in which the state never enacted a budget.

Gov. Bruce Rauner and the four legislative leaders met behind closed doors to discuss the outline of an temporary budget agreement that would keep the state operating for six months and provide a full year of funding for K-12 education.

Capitol Fax publisher Rich Miller reported Wednesday afternoon a deal on a stopgap budget is “basically done,” and that the Governor’s Office of…

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