Illinois Senators Weigh in on New Budget

Illinois finally has a budget. Passing the first state budget in two years required some, but not all, Republican legislators to break ranks with the governor and vote to override his veto.

And even some of the Democrats who voted to end the long stalemate did so while figuratively holding their noses.

But will voters have the final say and is the state really any closer to fiscal stability with its new tax-increasing, $36 billion spending plan?

Joining host Eddie Arruza to discuss the state’s new budget plan are Democratic Sens. Tori Hutchinson and Kwame Raoul, and Republican Sens. Tom Rooney and Dan McConchie.


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