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February 13, 2016

SPRINGFIELD — One week after President Barack Obama called for bipartisan compromise in a speech before the Illinois General Assembly, Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday will address that still deeply divided body about his plan for next year’s state budget.

One thing on which lawmakers from both parties can agree is that while state law requires the governor to present his budget plan for next year, Rauner’s speech needs to focus on resolving the current impasse as well.

Source: The Southern Illinoisan