On this week’s Illinois Lawmakers we will talk about the Illinois State Budget, the Governors Turnaround Agenda, and the Casino Expansion Bill.
On this week’s Illinois Lawmakers, Illinois Public Radio Statehouse Bureau Chief Amanda Vinicky updates the week’s news from Springfield. Then, a newsmaker interview with House Republican Leader Jim Durkin of Western Springs on prospects for passing a state budget before May 31st as Democrats and Republicans clash over Governor Bruce Rauner’s Illinois Turnaround Agenda. Later, Republican Senator Dave Syverson of Rockford and Democratic Representative Bob Rita of Blue Mound discuss the latest efforts to pass a casino expansion bill at the Capitol. Hosted by Jak Tichenor.