State Budget Stalemate: Week Three
Despite the budget stalemate, social service agencies are still getting paid because the state is so far behind in cutting checks.
Meanwhile, Comptroller Leslie Munger will continue to pay state workers in full, based on an appellate court decision.
And lawmakers gave themselves raises.
The House goes into session Tuesday and the Senate will reconvene next week. Is there any urgency to resolve the state's fiscal crisis? Carol Marin talks with four lawmakers about whether it's time for compromise. Join Chicago Tonight on Monday with guests State Rep. Will Davis (D-East Hazel Crest), State Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills), State Sen. Kwame Raoul (D) from Chicago, and State Sen. Matt Murphy (R-Palatine).