ALLIANCE LEGISLATIVE REPORT (101-26) - LEGISLATURE RETURNS FOR VETO SESSION
The Illinois General Assembly was back in Springfield this week to begin the Fall Veto Session. In most years, the House and Senate take on a mix of veto overrides, new proposals, or unfinished business from the spring.
However, with only a handful of gubernatorial vetoes from the spring session, and with the recent announcements of legislators being arrested on corruption charges, normal legislative issues were set aside for most of the week. For observers, media, and watchdog groups, it was the scandal allegations that were on their minds.
Some new and unfinished business ...