The budget process inches toward the scheduled May 31 adjournment of the Illinois legislature. The House-passed so-called flat budget has State Representative Dan Beiser (D-Alton) warning that lawmakers must proceed with caution.
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He says the budget will likely be the focus in the final hours of the session. Saturday is the planned adjournment of the General Assembly.
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