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April 21, 2023 | Illinois Lawmakers

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On this week’s edition of Illinois Lawmakers, you’ll learn how legislative leaders on both sides of the aisle are trying to hammer out a new state budget.

Join host, Jak Tichenor as he discusses the new state budget with guests, including House Majority Leader Robyn Gabel (D) Elmhurst), Deputy House Republican Leader Norine Hammond (R) Macomb, Senate Majority Appropriations Leader Elgie Sims, Jr. (D) Chicago, and Deputy Senate Republican Leader Sue Rezin (R) Morris. Analysis by Amanda Vinicky, WTTW Chicago Tonight.

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Illinois Lawmakers provides in-depth coverage and analysis of the General Assembly by veteran Statehouse reporters and features news and interviews with leading lawmakers from both sides of the aisle.

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