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State Week: Session Ends Without A Budget

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Brian Mackey
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Illinois government ended another legislative session without a budget. Because of that, credit rating agencies downgraded the state's debt while public universities announced more layoffs.

Meanwhile, Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker was in the news because of his relationship with imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Sean Crawford hosts with regular panelists Charlie Wheeler and Brian Mackey, and guest Doug Finke of The State Journal-Register.

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