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  • new storyElection, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget deal story has photos
    Updated: Jul-01-16 12:17 pm

    CHICAGO - After a year and a half of bickering and unbending demands, Illinois lawmakers were moved to compromise on a stopgap budget by a powerful force: a high-stakes November election and an already-disgusted voting public that one legislative leader described as on the verge of "revolt."

  • The Latest: Rauner signs stopgap budget deal story has photos
    Updated: Jun-30-16 8:49 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Latest on Illinois lawmakers' attempts to approve a stopgap state budget and money for schools (all times local):

  • GOP, Democrats say progress made in Illinois budget talks 
    Updated: Jun-28-16 9:51 pm

    CHICAGO - Gov. Bruce Rauner and majority Democrats were pushing competing plans to ensure schools stay open and government operations continue, though there were signs late Tuesday that the two sides could reach a deal on stopgap spending as Illinois approaches a second year without a full state budget.