The Illinois Department of Transportation warned that it will be unable to pay for road work underway if state lawmakers don’t soon finish a budget.
Hours before the end of fiscal 2016 and a proposed shutdown of infrastructure projects and the layoff of 25,000 highway workers in Illinois, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Democratic-controlled Legislature agreed to fully fund transportation for fiscal 2017.July 1, 2016
Illinois is on the verge of stopping all highway construction July 1 because of the ongoing budget impasse between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Democratic-controlled Legislature.June 21, 2016
With the scheduled May 31 end of its 2016 legislative session at hand, Illinois’ budget stalemate that has stretched for almost a year showed no signs of ending.May 27, 2016