Illinois Considers Stopgap Budget Amid Impending Shutdown

Bruce Rauner, governor of Illinois, delivers a budget address in the House Chamber of the State Capitol building in Springfield, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Illinois lawmakers won’t pass a budget by the fiscal year’s start and instead will authorize a one-month continuation of spending to avoid a shutdown, House Speaker Michael Madigan said.

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