The city budget director says the money would be used on everything from emergency vehicles to old buildings.
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An Illinois appellate court ruled Friday that state employees should keep getting paid while they press a lawsuit prompted by the ongoing budget crisis.
They recently decided to make about $4 million in cuts, with the district seeing more red for the foreseeable future.
A spokesman for the comptroller’s office attributed the problem to employees on direct deposit having changed banks recently.
Gov. Bruce Rauner attempted to crank up the pressure Tuesday on House Speaker Michael Madigan over the state budget jam, disparaging the Chicago Democrat for not stopping a $1,360 pay hike for lawmakers while Illinois struggles without a spending plan.
The legal ping pong over paying Illinois government workers without a budget took new bounces Friday, with appellate justices reversing one order and the Supreme Court declining to step into the fray.
Illinois lawmakers sent a stop-gap budget plan Wednesday to Gov. Bruce Rauner, who will likely dismiss the one piece to emerge from a flurry of Capitol activity, which did little to move the state toward a yearlong spending agreement.
Key Senate Democrats pressed for a vote on reversing Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget veto, suggesting Tuesday that any available hammer be lifted to break the months-long spending deadlock before Wednesday’s deadline.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office filed an emergency appeal Monday with the Illinois Supreme Court to settle dueling court orders about whether state employees can get paid during the budget impasse.