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Behind The Budget Vote In Springfield

The ruling class politicians in Illinois' General Assembly passed yet another unbalanced budget. Leaders from both parties are taking victory laps on this flawed spending plan. What discussions were taking place behind closed doors prior to the vote? Were rank and file legislators really united?  Why did a group of courageous Republicans vote no against tremendous pressure from their leader? Upstream Ideas went to Springfield the day before the vote to get the scoop on the actual budget process and find out at what negotiations were really like. 

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