Advertisement

Illinois Lawmakers Convene Special Session As Budget Deadline Looms05:37
Download

Play
After almost two years without a state budget, lawmakers in Illinois are scrambling to hammer out a deal before the fiscal year ends Friday. Pictured: A veto session at the Illinois State Capitol in 2016 in Springfield, Ill. (Seth Perlman/AP)
After almost two years without a state budget, lawmakers in Illinois are scrambling to hammer out a deal before the fiscal year ends Friday. Pictured: A veto session at the Illinois State Capitol in 2016 in Springfield, Ill. (Seth Perlman/AP)
This article is more than 3 years old.

After almost two years without a state budget, lawmakers in Illinois are scrambling to hammer out a deal before the fiscal year ends Friday. Gov. Bruce Rauner has called the legislature back for a special session, but so far they remain deadlocked.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson discusses the special session with Niala Boodhoo (@NialaBoodhoo), host of "The 21st," a statewide public radio program produced by Illinois Public Media.

This segment aired on June 29, 2017.

Related:

Advertisement

Advertisement