Tom Demmer en Unfinished Budget To Become Campaign Issue <p>With the Illinois General Assembly’s spring session over, lawmakers aren’t scheduled to return to the Capitol until November. Two months of fierce debate over state spending and taxes culminated in a stalemate, so they passed a placeholder budget that will likely have to be revisited at the end of the year.</p><p>What they did — and more importantly, what they didn't do — will shape the political conversation heading into this fall’s general election.</p><p>This year began with Democrats outlining an ambitious, progressive agenda for Illinois.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 18:57:24 +0000 Brian Mackey 26431 at Unfinished Budget To Become Campaign Issue