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Lisa Madigan

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  • State budget battle moves to court

    State budget battle moves to court
    The Illinois budget stalemate moved from the statehouse to the courthouse Thursday when Attorney General Lisa Madigan asked a judge to rule on what bills can be paid and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner accused her of trying to prevent state workers from getting their full paychecks.
  • Without a budget, providers prepare, officials go to court

    Illinois' government weathered its second day without a state budget Thursday, and while legislative chambers were silent, service providers buckled up for a bumpy summer ride and state officials asked what bills could be paid if the impasse continues....

    Rauner turns up budget heat on Democrats

    Rauner turns up budget heat on Democrats
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner sent a message to ruling Democratic lawmakers Wednesday by using his veto power to eliminate legislative pay raises as the state entered a new budget year without a spending plan in place. The move came as Democrats pushed a...

    Democrats propose 1-month budget; Rauner ready to nix it

    Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner appeared ready Tuesday to reject a Democratic proposal aimed at keeping state services functioning for another month, leaving the state without a way to pay bills and leading to questions about what will happen...

    Illinois considers stopgap budget in face of impending shutdown

    CHICAGO 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. With a new budget year beginning Wednesday, the Democratic-...