Springfield News with Dave McKinney


The end of the legislative session draws near in Springfield. Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan declared an extension of the 2011 income tax increase dead on May 26, and as a result, Democrats are drafting a “middle-of-the-road" budget with less austere spending cuts than the doomsday budget that flopped last week. Chicago Sun-Times’ Springfield bureau chief Dave McKinney joins us with an update. 

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