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Yesterday, the Illinois General Assembly convened for one day. At this time, there is still no agreement between the Governor and the legislative leaders. The Governor has made it clear that unless portions of his Turnaround Agenda are passed, he will not discuss the budget.

Governor Rauner released an ad yesterday attacking Speaker Madigan and Democrats for being unwilling to pass his Turnaround Agenda.

You can view the ad here:

m.youtube.com/watch?v=IlJxkB5iyPY&feature=youtu.be

Speaker Madigan held a press conference directly following session yesterday. His overarching point was that he wants to focus on the budget and does not want to pass any “extreme” non- budgetary measures (Rauner Turnaround plan).

Below is a link to the Madigan Press Conference:

livestream.com/blueroomstream/events/4133205/videos/90487997

The House heard testimony on the Governor’s proposal to privatize the Department of Commerce and Ecomonic Opportunity (DCEO). They also considered a few outstanding concurrence motions.

The Senate held a committee of the whole regarding college affordability and had testimony from public and private institutions including Curt Oldfield, Community College President of Spoon River College and the Executive Directors of Board of Higher Education and Illinois Student Assistance Commission

On June 23rd, the House and Senate return for one day. They are also scheduled to return on June 30th.
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