Hours shy of a full year without a state budget, Illinois leaders hammered out a temporary fix to keep the government running for six months and schools funded for a year.
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the deal Thursday evening but stressed that this was not a permanent compromise with his Democratic opposition in the General Assembly.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Tony Arnold of WBEZ about what changed and what is included in the new budget.
This segment aired on July 1, 2016.