Weigh-In: Dems Reject Republican Efforts to Stay in Springfield and Avoid Month Long Recess

Illinois House Republicans, furious about the lack of a state budget and seemingly empty session calendar thus far this year, challenged House Democrat leadership yesterday to not adjourn as scheduled for the entire month of March. The motion, despite being completely in line with the rules, was ruled out of order with Democrat leadership scurrying quickly from the chamber to prevent debate on the issue.

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