The budget impasse has affected people all across Illinois. The headlines below show just how serious the problem is.

The Senate Democrats are fighting to put people first. That’s why this session in the Senate, we passed a balanced budget, voted to raise the minimum wage and freeze property taxes for millions of Illinoisans, and stood up to Donald Trump’s destructive agenda.

While partisan gridlock kept much of our work from becoming law, we won’t stop pushing for solutions and working to break down barriers between parties.

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