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Stumped over what to do with a $13 billion budget deficit, the Legislature adjourned earlier this month without passing a budget. The Senate approved one version, but the House balked and Speaker Michael Madigan sent lawmakers home.
Madigan (D-Chicago) now wants the House to meet Monday through Wednesday. Spokesman Steve Brown said he didn't know what action the speaker plans to take or whether Democratic leaders have reached any kind of agreement.
The Senate will convene Wednesday, said Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago). He's waiting to see what the House does, spokeswoman Rikeesha Phelon said.
Quinn meets with trade shows, but no sign he's any closer to action on McPier bill
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