( KTRS ) The Illinois budget impasse, now in its sixth month will be at the center of discussions during another meeting between legislative leaders and Gov. Bruce Rauner.
The meeting scheduled for this afternoon will be the third in as many weeks between Gov. Rauner and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan along with Democratic Senate President John Cullerton, GOP leaders Sen. Christine Radogno and Rep. Jim Durkin.
Democrats who control the Legislature want a tax increase and spending cuts to address a multibillion-dollar deficit. Rauner wants changes in laws to make business operations cheaper and to curb union power. Rauner will meet with
Illinois has been operating without a spending plan since July 1.