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THE FALL VETO SESSION BEGINS TOMORROW IN SPRINGFIELD AND REPUBLICAN LEADERS ARE URGING THE DEMOCRATS TO KEEP THE FOCUS ON THE STATE BUDGET. 
 
AFTER A MEETING WITH GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER…HOUSE MINORITY LEADER JIM DURKIN SAID THEY NEED TO WORK ON THE STATE’S MOST PRESSING ISSUE…COMING UP WITH A FULL BUDGET SOLUTION.
 
 
GOVERNOR RAUNER HAD PLANNED FOR THIS TO BE A FULL LEADERS MEETING BUT HOUSE SPEAKER MIKE MADIGAN SAID HE HAD A CONFLICT AND COULDN’T ATTEND. SENATE MINORITY LEADER CHRISTINE RADOGNO CRITICIZED THE DEMOCRATS FOR NOT JOINING AND SAID IT’S TIME TO GET TO WORK.
 
 
THE FALL SESSION IS DESIGNED FOR LAWMAKERS TO ATTEMPT TO OVERRIDE VETOES AND TWEAK BILLS…BUT OFTEN ENDS UP BEING MORE ABOUT BIG ISSUES THAT WEREN’T RESOLVED DURING THE SPRING. 
 
THE STATE IS CURRENTLY OPERATING UNDER A TEMPORARY BUDGET THAT IS SET TO EXPIRE ON DECEMBER 31ST.

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