Illinois Governor Vetoes Budget Deal; Legislators Begin Override

Illinois Governor Vetoes Budget Deal; Legislators Begin Override

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters in front of his office at the State Capitol in Springfield, on June 30, 2016. Illinois lawmakers had just passed a stop-gap budget. More than a year later, legislators have finally reached a budget deal, which Rauner promptly vetoed.Illinois hasn’t passed a budget for two years. The state has billions in unpaid bills. Lawmakers finally struck a deal, including a tax increase — but Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner isn’t on board.

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Source: NPR Politics
Illinois Governor Vetoes Budget Deal; Legislators Begin Override

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