SenateFloorSMSPRINGFIELD – State Senator Toi Hutchinson (D – Chicago Heights) released the following statement this afternoon after a bipartisan group of Illinois House members voted to override Governor Rauner’s budget vetoes:

“For the first time in two years, Illinois has a complete balanced budget. The governor gets pension changes his administration sought that should produce nearly $1.5 billion in annual savings. There are also resources dedicated in this budget to pay down $8 billion in overdue bills.

“This budget is a responsible step forward that will restore economic stability and certainty to Illinois. We are counting on rating agencies to recognize our progress and the importance of today’s action.”

Category: Latest

Contact Me

Springfield Office:
121C Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706

District Office:
222 Vollmer Road. Suite 2C
Chicago Heights, IL 60411


eNewsletter Signup

eNewsletter Signup
  1. First Name(*)
    Invalid Input
  2. Last Name(*)
    Invalid Input
  3. Your Email(*)
    Please let us know your email address.