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Veto session primer: With few overrides to consider, new proposals take forefront Veto session primer: With few overrides to consider, new proposals take forefront

Veto session primer: With few overrides to consider, new proposals take forefront

For the first time since the General Assembly adjourned its historic regular legislative session in early June, lawmakers will be back at the Capitol for more legislative action next week. The annual “veto session,” so called because it’s the Legislature’s first opportunity to override the governor’s vetoes each year, will convene Oct. 28-30 and Nov. 12-14.

Chicago mayor: To balance budget, city ‘will need cooperation from Springfield’ Chicago mayor: To balance budget, city ‘will need cooperation from Springfield’

Chicago mayor: To balance budget, city ‘will need cooperation from Springfield’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot laid out her budget plan Wednesday, announcing the city "will need cooperation from Springfield” in order to fill an $838 million operating deficit.  Lightfoot called on state lawmakers to authorize the city to increase its real-estate transfer tax, “support a Chicago casino” and “develop a statewide pension reform package.”
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