By John O'Connor, Associated Press
The Illinois House voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's vetoes of a budget package, giving the state its first spending blueprint in more than two years and ending the nation's longest fiscal stalemate since at least the Great Depression.
By John O'Connor and Sophia Tareen, Associated Press
Illinois' financial outlook received a boost from a credit-rating house Monday after a dramatic vote to raise the income tax rate by 32 percent.
Illinois lawmakers are returning to work Saturday after missing a key deadline to prevent the state from starting an third consecutive fiscal year without a budget.
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