Government Shutdown Looms: How We Got Here

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  • Illinois lawmakers make sure they'll get paid during government ... - American Thinker
    Dems promise to try again after one-month budget fails in ... - Chicago Sun-Times
    07/2/2015 - 8:36 am | View Link
  • Illinois facing partial government shutdown amid fiscal crisis - FOXNews.com
    Rauner turns up budget heat on Democrats - Chicago Tribune
    07/1/2015 - 7:16 am | View Link
  • Chicago Schools Cut 1,400 Jobs as State Weighs Pension Fix - NewsMax.com
    Chicago Public Schools make full pension payment by deadline - Yahoo! News
    07/1/2015 - 5:24 am | View Link
  • Maine lawmakers override LePage's veto of $6.7B state budget - Raleigh News & Observer
    Maine lawmakers override LePage's veto of $6.7B state budget - Sun Herald
    06/30/2015 - 1:07 pm | View Link
  • National Briefing | New England: Maine: Budget Veto Overridden - New York Times
    ... two-year budget on Tuesday, overriding the veto of the combative Republican governor, Paul LePage, and narrowly averting a government shutdown.
    06/30/2015 - 11:13 am | View Link
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  • Government shutdown
    As the fiscal budget battle between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and the majority Democratic legislation continues, many are left wondering what this will mean for the many services that rely on state dollars. Legislators had until midnight on Tuesday ...
    07/3/2015 - 7:31 am | View Link
  • Facing criticism on security clearance shutdown, government says investigations can start –on paper
    Federal authorities announced late Thursday that the government can start the process of vetting applicants for security clearances on paper while the database for background investigations is offline for at least several weeks. Director of National ...
    07/2/2015 - 11:09 pm | View Link
  • Conroy Votes to Protect Critical Services, Avoid Immediate Government Shutdown
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – After voting in favor of one month budget extension legislation that would have prevented the disruption of services that middle-class families, veterans, the elderly and disabled children rely on, state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park ...
    07/2/2015 - 4:20 am | View Link
  • Illinois facing partial government shutdown amid fiscal crisis
    It’s not quite Greece, but Illinois is grappling with a frightening fiscal crisis of its own. The state is facing at least a partial shutdown after lawmakers failed to pass a budget by a Tuesday-at-midnight deadline. While Illinois has long dealt with ...
    07/1/2015 - 12:19 pm | View Link
  • Is Madigan or Rauner Winning in the Illinois Government Shutdown?
    Gov. Bruce Rauner says he can ease the pain of a state government shutdown by paying state employees for as long as takes to enact a state budget. House Speaker Madigan suddenly is the most media-friendly figure in Springfield. He's presenting himself as ...
    07/1/2015 - 8:18 am | View Link
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    Browse Government Shutdown latest news and updates, watch videos and view all photos and more. Join the discussion and find more about Government Shutdown at abcnews.com
    07/3/2015 - 11:10 pm | View Website
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    07/3/2015 - 5:38 am | View Website
  • Facing criticism on security clearance shutdown ...
    Facing criticism on security clearance shutdown, government says investigations can start –on paper
    07/3/2015 - 1:56 am | View Website
  • Illinois facing partial government shutdown amid fiscal ...
    It’s not quite Greece, but Illinois is grappling with a frightening fiscal crisis of its own. The state is facing at least a partial shutdown after ...
    07/1/2015 - 7:16 pm | View Website
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