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  1. A look at Illinois' historic budget impasse, deal to end itRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 6 | SFGate

    Wayne Padget, House Republican Sergeant at Arms, talks on a radio on the House floor Thursday, July 6, 2017 at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Emergency workers wearing protective gear have entered Gov. Bruce Rauner's office inside the Illinois Capitol after a report of hazardous material that's prompted authorities to block anyone from entering or exiting the building.

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  2. House votes give Illinois tax hike, 1st budget in 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | SFGate

    Illinois State Rep. Steve Andersson, R-Geneva, center, shakes hands with Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, right, after the Illinois House voted to override Gov. Rauner's veto and pass a budget for the first time in two years during an overtime session at the Illinois State Capitol, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Springfield, Ill.

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  3. The Latest: Vote delayed amid report of hazardous materialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | SFGate

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Chicago. Governor Rauner vetoed on Tuesday a package of legislation that raised the income tax by a permanent 32 percent to finance a $36 billion spending plan, which would be Illinois' first budget since 2015.

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  4. Illinois House set to vote on overriding budget vetoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | SFGate

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Chicago. Governor Rauner vetoed on Tuesday a package of legislation that raised the income tax by a permanent 32 percent to finance a $36 billion spending plan, which would be Illinois' first budget since 2015.

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  5. The Latest: Illinois House delays budget override actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | SFGate

    Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, second from left, speaks with Senate Minority Leader Bill Brady, R-Bloomington on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, on the Senate floor at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois Senate has OK'd an annual spending plan of $36 billion following a critical vote to raise the income tax rate.

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  6. Illinois House set to vote on governor's budget vetoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | SFGate

    House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, left, and Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, talk on the Senate floor Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois Senate has OK'd an annual spending plan of $36 billion following a critical vote to raise the income tax rate.

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  7. The Latest: Illinois Senate votes approves income tax riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | SFGate

    Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, listens during the overtime session at the state Capitol, Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois House has approved an income tax increase as part of a plan to end the nation's longest budget standoff.

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  8. Illinois Senate votes scheduled; Gov. Rauner vows to vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | SFGate

    Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, listens during the overtime session at the state Capitol, Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois House has approved an income tax increase as part of a plan to end the nation's longest budget standoff.

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  9. Credit houses send Illinois positive financial signalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | SFGate

    Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks up towards the video boards during the overtime session at the state Capitol, Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois House has approved an income tax increase as part of a plan to end the nation's longest budget standoff.

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  10. The Latest: Fitch Ratings cites 'concrete' budget progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | SFGate

    Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks up towards the video boards during the overtime session at the state Capitol, Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois House has approved an income tax increase as part of a plan to end the nation's longest budget standoff.

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  11. Lawmakers return to Capitol after voting to raise taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | SFGate

    Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks up towards the video boards during the overtime session at the state Capitol, Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois House has approved an income tax increase as part of a plan to end the nation's longest budget standoff.

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  12. Some Republicans defy Gov. Rauner and back tax increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | SFGate

    Illinois State Rep. Greg Harris, D-Chicago, walks through the empty floor of the Illinois House as they prepare to vote on an income tax increase bill during the overtime session at the state Capitol, Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois House has approved on Sunday an income tax increase as part of a plan to end the nation's longest budget standoff.

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  13. Illinois House approves tax hike; Rauner threatens vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | SFGate

    Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, appears on the house floor at the State Capitol, as he announces that the House will be in session Sunday during the overtime session, Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. A $36.5 million plan to rebuild Illinois' crumbling finances passed a critical test Friday, but no deal was reached before the midnight deadline.

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  14. A look at Illinois' budget disaster as impasse hits 3rd yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | SFGate

    Illinois state Rep. Litesa Wallace, D-Rockford, tears up on the floor of the House during debate about an amendment to Senate Bill six that passed 90-25 at the Illinois Capitol in Springfield on Friday, June 30, 2017. Wallace said she had tears of joy and encouraged a yes vote.

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  15. Illinois lawmakers return after missing key budget deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | SFGate

    Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, thanks House members following a vote to adopt a spending bill amendment Friday, June 30, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. Madigan said more work needs to be done, including final negotiations on a tax increase package that is needed to ensure the budget will be in balance.

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  16. Illinois Senate Republicans elects Brady as minority leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | SFGate

    In this May 19, 2016 file photo, Illinois Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, speaks at a meeting in Springfield, Ill. Republican senators on Friday, June 30, 2017, elected Brady as the new Senate minority leader to replace Sen. Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, who announced Thursday she was stepping down as senator on Saturday, July 1. less FILE - In this May 19, 2016 file photo, Illinois Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, speaks at a meeting in Springfield, Ill.

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  17. Illinois budget passes test run, but deadline will be missedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | SFGate

    Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, thanks House members following a vote to adopt a spending bill amendment Friday, June 30, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. Madigan said more work needs to be done, including final negotiations on a tax increase package that is needed to ensure the budget will be in balance.

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  18. A look at Illinois' budget crisis as impasse nears 3rd yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | SFGate

    In this June 28, 2017, file photo, Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie, D-Chicago, center, works on a laptop at her desk on the House floor at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Illinois is hours away from entering its third fiscal year without a state budget, territory that could mean some universities won't be able to offer federal financial aid, road construction and Powerball ticket sales will halt and the state's credit rating will be downgraded to "junk."

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  19. Illinois legislative leaders meet; no word on budget dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | SFGate

    In this Nov. 30, 2016, file photo, Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. In a statement issued Thursday, June 29, 2017, Radogno said that she will step down as senator on Saturday, July 1. less FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2016, file photo, Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill.

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  20. 9th day of Illinois budget talks leaves 2 until deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | SFGate

    House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, heads to a leader's meeting in Speaker Michael Madigan's office Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. less House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, heads to a leader's meeting in Speaker Michael Madigan's office Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill.

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