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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Illinois State Senator Kyle McCarter (R-54th)

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  • Rauner to lawmakers: Make a choice; Democratic leaders: Little has changed

    SPRINGFIELD — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner used his annual budget address Wednesday to put two choices before legislative Democrats who control both houses of the state legislature: The General Assembly can grant him, the state’s chief executive, the authority to make the cuts that will allow Illinois to spend what it’s bringing in, about $32.8 billion Or, Rauner said, lawmakers can agree to some of what he considers essential economic and political reforms and he’ll work with them on a combin