Illinois lawmakers will have to work for their Thanksgiving turkey this year.
The Illinois House told members they should plan to be back at work at the Illinois Capitol on Nov. 21, the Monday before Thanksgiving. The Illinois Senate says it's polling members about their availability for another work day.
House Speaker Michael Madigan says the extra session day is needed so lawmakers can deal with a tax incentive package that started out as a way to give relief to Chicago's major financial exchanges because they have threatened to leave Illinois. Since then, proposals for the package have grown to include offering relief to other businesses and low-income workers.
Lawmakers are expected to wrap up their second week of the fall session on Wednesday after three days in Springfield.