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Fall Veto Session Ends

The Illinois General Assembly ended its fall veto session on Thursday. Action was focused on overriding vetoes issued by outgoing Gov. Bruce Rauner. Several bills of interest to the IFT were considered, though some weren’t acted on in both chambers. The legislative landscape is expected to change dramatically in January when Democrats will hold a […]

Illinois General Assembly wraps up first week of fall work

Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois General Assembly convenes to conclude the first week of its fall session. The House and Senate on Thursday will continue working through consideration of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoes of legislation from earlier in the year. The Senate worked late Wednesday. It took up and voted to override vetoes […]