State Week: Laying Blame & Suing For Pay

It’s been 1 year, 5 months and 9 days since Illinois government had a full, regular budget. Legislative leaders continue painting their counterparts in the other party as the main obstacle. Meanwhile rank-and-file legislators have gone without pay since June, and now a group of Democrats are suing, saying it’s an attempt to coerce them into going along with Gov. Bruce Rauner’s agenda.

Brian Mackey hosts with regular panelists Charlie Wheeler and Amanda Vinicky. Our guest is Mark Brown, a columnist with the Chicago Sun-Times.