The Illinois chapter of Americans for Prosperity is launching an accountability campaign targeting several state representatives, including Rep. Anna Moeller (D-Elgin), over their vote to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto on the recently passed budget.
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently added several key communication personnel to his team, further shaking up his staff following a major political defeat when the Illinois General Assembly overrode his vetoes on a budget and spending plan.
Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) describes the bills making up the recently passed Illinois budget as "lipstick reforms" -- cosmetic offerings that might mask but offer no significant solutions to the problems plaguing the state.
Rep. Steven Andersson (R-Geneva) and 9 other GOP House members joined Democrats to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of three budget bills. The vote puts to end a budget impasse that lasted more than two years.
Illinois has its first budget in more than two years after the House voted on Thursday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoes of three contentious bills that made it through both chambers in a special extended session.
The Statehouse was on security lockdown earlier today after a substance was allegedly thrown at Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office, as well as the Lt. governor's office and the House gallery. Rauner was not in the building at the time of the threat.