Illinois lawmakers, Governor meet to discuss the budget stalemate
Associated Press —
Lawmakers in Illinois are meeting with Governor Bruce Rauner to talk about the budget stalemate in the state. This is the sixth month without a budget in Illinois.
Democrats want a tax increase and spending cuts to address a multi-billion dollar deficit. Governor Bruce Rauner wants changes in laws to make it cheaper to operate a business. Some say that will take powers away from labor unions.