Rauner makes last-ditch pitch for temporary budget on final day of session
It’s a way for Rauner to try to head off a meltdown on education funding that could lead to schools throughout the state not opening this fall. Heading into Tuesday, Democrats were poised to send Rauner a spending bill that is billions of dollars short and doesn’t come with the governor’s agenda items he has made a requirement for a broader budget deal. Rauner has vowed to veto the bill, which would mean state money couldn’t flow to school districts. Read more in the Chicago Tribune.