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Mendoza: Illinois must ‘remain grounded’ amid big budget steps Mendoza: Illinois must ‘remain grounded’ amid big budget steps

Mendoza: Illinois must ‘remain grounded’ amid big budget steps

With a fiscal year 2020 operating budget in place and a historic legislative session in the rearview mirror, Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza is “cautiously optimistic” about the state’s new direction.

Illinois lurches left in 2019 legislative session Illinois lurches left in 2019 legislative session

Illinois lurches left in 2019 legislative session

After four years of fiscal austerity and the pro-business, anti-union agenda of former Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, Illinois lawmakers took a sharp turn to the left during the just-completed legislative session, passing a budget with more than $1 billion in new spending and a host of new, more liberal social policies.

 

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ILLINOIS LAWMAKERS:
ONE-ON-ONE WITH GOV. JB PRITZKER

 With the new fiscal year closing in, Gov. JB Pritzker takes a look at the spring 2024 legislative session, new Early Childhood Department, future of Logan Correctional Center and more. Recorded at the studios of Northwestern University’s Medill School. Hosted by Jak Tichenor and CNI Broadcast Director Jennifer Fuller.

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