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Rauner Asks for Meeting with Illinois’ Top Elected Leaders Before Veto Session

The General Assembly only approved a stop gap budget and hope to pass a more complete financial package

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    With the election over, Illinois' top elected leaders may sit down with Gov. Bruce Rauner before the veto session begins.

    With the election over, Illinois' top elected leaders may sit down with Gov. Bruce Rauner before the veto session begins. 

    Rauner has asked for a Monday sit down meeting with House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, Senate President John Cullerton, Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno and House Speaker Michael Madigan.
    “A meeting of the minds with the four legislative leaders and the Governor is the prime opportunity to jumpstart our collaborative process," Radogno said on a conference call Thursday with the five. "The time is now to come together to address the serious issues facing Illinois with comprehensive solutions. I look forward to joining the Governor and my colleagues on Monday.”         
    The veto session begins Tuesday.      
    The General Assembly only approved a stop gap budget and hope to pass a more complete financial package.

    With the election over, Illinois' top elected leaders may sit down with Gov. Bruce Rauner next week before the veto session begins. 

    Rauner has asked for a Monday sit down meeting with House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, Senate President John Cullerton, Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno and House Speaker Michael Madigan.

    “A meeting of the minds with the four legislative leaders and the Governor is the prime opportunity to jumpstart our collaborative process," Radogno said on a conference call Thursday with the five. "The time is now to come together to address the serious issues facing Illinois with comprehensive solutions. I look forward to joining the Governor and my colleagues on Monday.”  
           
    The veto session begins Tuesday.      

    The General Assembly only approved a stop gap budget and hope to pass a more complete financial package.

    Rauner has not been seen publically since the election.  When asked about his whereabouts on Election Day his aides would not say where the governor was.

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