Springfield, IL-(ENEWSPF)- As the budget impasse continues in Illinois, Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Monday, imploring Gov. Bruce Rauner to "join us in putting the budget first." He says "House Democrats stand ready to work with him in good faith.
Speaker Madigan's statement follows:
“For nearly two years, families in our communities have lost critical services as a result of the budget impasse. Educators, social service agencies and countless others have warned that Illinois will be dealing with the consequences of this impasse for many years to come. In the years preceding this impasse, we . . .