Illinois Senate Overrides Governor's School Funding VetoNext up will be a House vote, likely on Wednesday
Tensions Continue Rising Over Illinois Education FundingAt issue is money included in the plan to help Chicago Public Schools with its struggling teacher pension system.
No Movement On 1st Day of Special Session On School FundingThe Republican governor and Democratic leaders pointed fingers over who's hindered progress, a familiar scenario in a state that only recently ended an unprecedented two-year budget impasse.
Gov. Rauner, As Promised, Calls Another Special SessionThis one is to deal specifically with education funding.
UPDATE: Governor Vetoes Budget, Senate OverridesGov. Rauner still promises a veto.
Illinois House Overrides Rauner Veto of 911 FeesGovernor calls move, "an excessive, unwarranted tax hike."
Metro East Democrats: We're Ready for Tough Votes, But...Will they be willing to take the tough votes they don't agree with?
New Illinois Law to Reduce Prison PopulationGov. Rauner says goal is to bring it down 25% by 2025.
Illinois Govt. Pay Squabble Centered In St. Clair CountyBelleville judge to hear from Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Thursday
Rauner Says 'Don't Give Up' on Day Senate Tests Budget Plan``It's heartening to see the Senate coming together on a bipartisan basis to acknowledge these changes are needed,'' Rauner said, then, going off script, ``Please don't give up. Please keep working. The people of Illinois need you to succeed.''
Critics of Ill. Senate Budget Plan Multiply, Skepticism Grows"The goal is to pass the bill," Democratic Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) said. "This is a tough sell."
RNC Sells $2,700 Tickets For Charity Luncheon With Vice President-ElectSeveral groups say they plan to protest outside the Mike Pence event.

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