Rauner Lays Blame for Budget Impasse at Madigan's Feet


Watch the video: Chicago Tonight's Amanda Vinicky joins us from Springfield with more on the ongoing stalemate at the capitol and details about what the Illinois House did Tuesday.


Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday held a press conference to lay blame for the weeks-long partial state government shutdown at the feet of House Speaker Mike Madigan, and to decry lawmakers for taking a pay raise when there's no budget in place.

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The House also held budget hearings Tuesday, but there's still no end to the shutdown in sight. 


Monday on Chicago Tonight:

The House goes into session Tuesday and the Senate will reconvene next week. Is there any urgency to resolve the state's fiscal crisis? Carol Marin talks with four lawmakers about whether it's time for compromise. Watch the segment below.

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