Legislative leaders met June 9 as they continue to work toward a resolution on the state budget.

The meetings continue to focus heavily on the need for spending reductions and reform, with Republicans pushing for additional ethics reforms, redistricting reform and recall proposals.

GOVERNOR QUINN USING SCARE TACTICS

Governor Pat Quinn has been participating in the budget meetings; however, he has also been traveling the state, warning of drastic budget cuts to much-needed services and programs if lawmakers do not approve an income tax increase.

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