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A little detour from the familiar talking points in the ongoing state budget debate.
House Minority Leader Jim Durkin says Democrats are not negotiating in good faith and if they think Governor Rauner will bend easily because he's a political rookie, they have another thing coming.

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Durkin says state workers who wonder about paydays after July first, shouldn't blame his party.

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Durkin continues to say the last tax hike, the 2011 temporary income tax increase, was a failure and didn't deliver on promises to help with the economy among others.

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