No Vote on State Budget on Last Day of Legislative Session

Lawmakers worked over the Memorial Day holiday, in an effort to reach an agreement on the budget plan, but the governor said the Senate's spending blueprint is too heavy on taxes; and too light on property tax relief, workers' compensation reforms, and other structural changes he has demanded.

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton called the measure a compromise, noting there's concern over a longer freeze and how it would impact some of the state's poorest school districts. Some protesters were seen being dragged out of the gallery by security staff. There is also the issue of "local share" payments, which are payments that casinos make to their host communities.

The Democratic-controlled House has several options Tuesday.

The statewide group Fair Economy Illinois organized the march.

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House Bill 1316 includes a program called the College Affordability Grant, which would give IL residents a yearly grant of $4,000.

CHICAGO A deal to end Illinois' almost two-year-old budget stalemate remained elusive on Wednesday as lawmakers faced a midnight deadline to agree on a state spending plan with simple majority votes. You have a permanent increase in the income tax and (this is) two years?

It's unclear whether Rauner will sign the bill. The fiscal year begins July 1.

A House panel advanced a $37.3 billion Senate-backed spending plan that would be funded by a $5.4 billion tax increase.

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An House panel endorsed a plan to make it easier to consolidate local governments. Rauner wanted the Legislature to pass measures such as limiting collective bargaining by public-worker unions and reducing the cost to businesses of workers' compensation insurance, according to a report.

Brian Costin is deputy chief of staff to Republican Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti (san-gwihn-NEH'-tee). Governor Rauner is keen to bring in significant changes that will, ostensibly provide an impetus to commerce.

The Chicago Tribune first reported earlier this month that a major sticking point in the sale and redevelopment of the Thompson Center centered on what zoning upgrades Emanuel's administration and Downtown Ald. The governor has said the state could get $300 million from the sale. It still needed House approval as of Tuesday afternoon.

Democratic Speaker Michael Madigan told reporters Wednesday that his party would continue working with Republicans during June to fashion a balanced budget.

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Rauner has pushed to sell the building, citing millions of dollars in deferred maintenance and its inefficient design.

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