Last week lawmakers were able to compose a state budget that got sent to Governor Rauner's desk.
The Illinois House approved a $38.5 billion dollar spending plan with focuses on higher spending in higher
State Rep. Dan Brady said there were three common sense areas to cover in order to complete the budget.
With several years of no budgets, there was a different feeling for lawmakers this spring session...
This is the first time Gov. Rauner has approved a budget in his three-plus years while in office.