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Illinois Budget Talks For Next Year Underway

Illinois Democrats and Republicans recently agreed to form a group to discuss state budget ideas. 

That may seem small, but Jim Durkin - the top House Republican - says it’s not. He says even sitting down together is good. 

However, if Democrats won’t deal on issues like workers compensation or collective bargaining limitations - then Durkin says the next year could be a lot like the last one.

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