House Debate of June 30, on Appropriations Part of the Budget Package

From the House Chamber, Friday, June 30: We hear debate on an amendment to the budget bill, that deals with the appropriations part of the legislation.

With the state facing another downgrade if a budget is not passed, the pressure on lawmakers is obvious as we watch their debate. Illinois is now facing another downgrade in its credit rating, that would make Illinois the first state in the nation to ever be at “Junk bond status”