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Lawmakers are back in full force in Springfield this week. The House and Senate are both working after a break – the work may or may not focus on a state budget but Republican leaders say that Democrats need to budge.

 

House Minority Leader Jim Durkin says that its’ the Democrats that need to make a move to get past the 9 months the state has operated without a spending plan.

 

 

Durkin says that there is still room for a compromise budget but that Democrats need to start the process.

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