It might be a good thing that Illinois lawmakers won't have to be in the same room as Governor Pat Quinn til the end of next month.
Lawmakers are not happy with the governors plan to close seven state facilities and layoff a;most 2,00 state workers.
Bloomington Republican Bill Brady ran against Quinn last year on a platform of budget cuts, but says this is not what he was talking about.
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State Rep Jim Watson has a developmental center in his district targeted for closing. Watson says Governor Quinn picked the wrong way to play a political game.
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Quinn says lawmakers sent him a budget that doesn't have enough money. But the governor says he's willing to make a deal with the General Assembly in the fall veto session.