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State Legislators Ready to Vote in New Budget

Paychecks for thousands of Illinois State workers will be at least a day late, but legislators say that a new full-year budget is coming. It avoids massive cuts to social services and won't raise taxes. The state plans to borrow money in order to get through the next year. Legislators look to vote on the package today with possible Republican support. Tom Cross, a Republican from Oswego and the House minority leader, has an update on this tentative budget deal.

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