Illinois Representative Jim Durkin (R-82nd)
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Illinois Representative Jim Durkin (R-82nd) News
Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) reminded Democratic lawmakers that they will need Republican support to get a state budget done during the special session that began on Wednesday.
Republican lawmakers are urging an immediate vote on a compromise balanced budget plan to put an end to the gridlock in Springfield, according to a Senate Republicans press release.
The General Assembly needs to pass a recently introduced bill that would give Gov. Bruce Rauner the power to cut spending on any fiscal year 2018 budget sent to him to ensure a balanced budget, an editor for the non-profit group Illinois Policy argued recently.
Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) is urging Democrats in Springfield to work with his party to formulate reforms to get Illinois back on track.