Statement from House Speaker Madigan on Meeting with Governor Rauner Regarding Illinois Budget

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. –(ENEWSPF)—April 27, 2017.  Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Thursday after a meeting with Gov. Bruce Rauner:

“I requested a meeting with Governor Rauner to ensure he understood my desire to pass a full-year budget and discuss the urgent need for a resolution to the state budget impasse. Throughout the governor’s time in office, we have agreed to seven compromise budget bills when negotiations are allowed to focus on the budget. Schools, human service providers, rating agencies and thousands of others have asked us to do one thing – pass a budget.  I ask the governor to turn his focus to the budget.”

Source: Speaker Madigan’s Office