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GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER SAYS HE’S DISAPPOINTED IN SOME OF THE ACTION TAKEN DURING THE FALL VETO SESSION. 

 

GOVERNOR RAUNER SAYS SOME OF THE VETOES LAWMAKERS OVERTURNED WILL END UP BEING COSTLY TO TAXPAYERS. THAT INCLUDES ONE RAISING THE AMOUNT IN DAMAGES SOMEONE SUING THE STATE CAN RECEIVE TO TWO MILLION DOLLARS.

 

 

LAWMAKERS OVERRODE SEVERAL OF GOVERNOR RAUNER’S VETOES…WHICH HE SAYS COULD BE DEVASTATING TO TAXPAYERS. FOR EXAMPLE, HE CITES A PRESUMPTIVE MEDICAL ELIGIBILITY BILL, SAYING IT COULD COST TENS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

 

 

THE GOVERNOR SAYS ANOTHER POTENTIALLY COSTLY BILL IS ONE RAISING THE AMOUNT PEOPLE WHO SUE THE STATE CAN RECEIVE IN DAMAGES TO TWO MILLION DOLLARS.

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