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    Madigan will not call Quinn veto for vote

    by  • October 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of lawmakers’ paychecks will not be taken up as lawmakers return to town for the fall veto session. House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, filed a letter today explaining that the governor’s veto of money for lawmaker paychecks has been struck down by a Cook County judge. Madigan wrote in his...

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    State agencies asking lawmakers for more money

    by  • October 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Several state agencies are asking Illinois lawmakers to give them more money than was originally budgeted for the year. The Department of Corrections wants an extra $40 million to pay for inmates’ food, clothes and medical care. The Department of Transportation wants $17 million to help offset the costs of providing...

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