St. Clair County Circuit Court

Gov. Bruce Rauner has called 10 special sessions on the budget for the final days of the month. For the first time, he's publicly endorsed a specific set of tax increases to accompany the non-budget demands he's been making since he came into office. Does this represent real movement? Or is it just marketing?

St. Clair County Building
Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois

Two court hearings this week could shape the future of Illinois’ budget impasse.