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The Illinois House passes a budget bill early Wednesday morning | First Listen

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  • The Illinois House approved a 53 billion dollar stat6e budget early Wednesday morning
  • Illinoisans will likely pay a little less at the grocery store soon
  • The new state budget includes funding to begin developing Springfield's Y block
  • A warehouse distribution center could be coming to land off of I-55 near the Chatham exit
  • Springfield Clinic's Zach Kerker talks about changes to the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act
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