The most powerful Democrat at the Illinois Capitol says the state doesn't have a budget because Governor Rauner isn't willing to raise taxes on his own. House Speaker Mike Madigan yesterday told reporters in Springfield that he wants to see the governor "work with us" on a tax increase. The governor has said he's willing to sign a new state budget that includes an income tax increase, but only if Madigan will agree to a property tax freeze
It's now Grossinger Motors Arena. The announcement coming from a news conference today stating the naming rights of Bloomington's former US Cellular Coliseum will change over to Grossinger Motors Arena under a multi-year deal that runs through 2022. U.S. Cellular’s naming rights agreement ended in 2016 when the company decided to not renew the agreement due to them no longer offering service in the area. After being in Chicagoland since 1928 Grossinger motors came to Normal 4 years ago when they purchased the former Sud’s dealership.
You can't even get a pizza that fast. The Illinois House yesterday gaveled-in and gaveled-out of special session in under ten minutes. Lawmakers are supposed to be in Springfield to talk about a state budget, but the House left their seats after just a few minutes of milling around. Illinois faces a laundry list of consequences if there is no state budget by the end of month. The cost to the state for each day of the special session is estimated at $40,000.
SEN. BRADY–TRUMP TAPES? WHAT TRUMP TAPES–YOUR CALLS–CALLS FOR A STAT CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION–STATE BUDGET MESS–JOHNNY DEEP AND OTHER CELEBS MENTIONG DEATH TO TRUMP: WHY AREN’T THEY BEING INVESTIGATED?
STORMS–COLISEUM IS NOW GROSSINGER MOTORS ARENA–SHOWS UP FOR FOR BUDGET TALKS AND DOES NOTHING BUT BITCH–HEALTHCARE BILL/TRUMP/PAUL/CRUZ–TEXTS–STATE BUDGET TALKS MOVING AT HALF THE SPEED OF SMELL–PEOLIS ON THE ROPES?–JOHNNY DEPP TALKS PRESIDENTIAL ASSAINATION–ANOTHER ILLINOIS GUY HATES TRUMP AND GETS ARRESTED FOR MAKING THREATS ONLINE AGAINST HIM