Fixing the state’s budget at the last minute is a bad way to govern — and it’s got to stop
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Gov. J.B. Pritzker praises the state budget at a news conference at the State Capitol in Springfield, June 1. | Justin Fowler/State Journal-Register via AP

Speaker Chris Welch had to rely on remote voting to rectify the drafting mistakes that would have left tons of programs without money until long into 2022. I’d been hearing since the end of May when the General Assembly adjourned for the summer that there were some problems with the state budget legislation that needed to be fixed....

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