Nurses, budget, protecting the grid & more

NEWS FOR APRIL 28, 2017

Illinois DOC nurse layoffs rescinded

In March, 124 state prison nurses at 12 different prisons in Illinois learned they would be laid off. On Thursday, Gov. Bruce Rauner's office rescinded the layoffs, according to state House Republicans. WPSD has the story.

Illinois Leaders Meet Again on Budget, Other Economic Issues

Business groups took to Springfield Wednesday to push for reforms to grow the economy, and they have an open ear from Gov. Bruce Rauner. Read more in the Alton Daily News.

Fact-checking Speaker Michael Madigan

In a statement released to reporters, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan on Thursday announced he had requested a meeting with Gov. Bruce Rauner to emphasize his commitment to crafting a new state budget. If only Rauner would focus, Madigan said, the General Assembly could "pass a budget." Here's the editorial in the Chicago Tribune.

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