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It's D-Day in Illinois as an ongoing budget crisis drags on. After two years without a budget, state lawmakers enter the final day of the legislative seesion. Governor Bruce Rauner is hopeful Illinois can avoid starting a third year without a budget.....

Rauner insists a two-year property tax freeze passed by lawmakers is not long enough. The budget crisis has crippled Illinois public universities, the flight of millenials to other states and some social service agencies like drug treatment centers have been forced to close.

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