Illinois’s Lost Year About to Become Two as Budget Cliff Nears

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  • After May, a three-fifths majority is needed to pass a budget
  • Prisons, schools, bond rating at risk if compromise not found

Illinois lawmakers have been busy in the last week of the regular legislative session. They moved to establish a youth-only turkey hunting season, set standards on where podiatrists can perform amputations and allowed for the adoption of retired police dogs.

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