Fact-checking Madigan: Rauner’s agenda is packed with budgetary items

By Michael Lucci
Though Illinois Democrats insist Gov. Bruce Rauner’s reform agenda has nothing to do with the state’s budget, Rauner’s original proposed spending reforms would allow the state to balance its budget without hitting up taxpayers for more revenue.

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