Illinois Legislature To Take Up Temporary Budget

House Speaker Michael Madigan said on Tuesday, The Illinois Legislature will take up a one-month budget on Wednesday to keep delivering "essential services" to residents while an impasse continues over a full-year spending plan for the fiscal year that begins at midnight.
Madigan told reporters,"This is another opportunity to not shut down the government."
He also said Chicago Public Schools has the cash on hand to make its $634 million pension payment ahead of a midnight deadline.



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