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Extra Extra: Illinois House Passes Emergency Budget

By Rachel Cromidas in News on Jul 9, 2015 9:08PM

  • The Illinois House has passed a one-month emergency budget that would postpone a looming government shutdown after weeks of impasse. [Sun-Times]

  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel has positioned himself as something of a mediator between Gov. Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael Madigan through budget talks. [Tribune]

  • The Marina City Towers have won approval as a historic Chicago cultural landmark. [Chicago Tribune]

  • A highway reconstruction project is expected to cause congestion on the Stevenson Expressway and Lake Shore Drive by the bridge where the two roads meet. [DNAinfo]

  • Columnist Mark Konkol says a "class war" is brewing in the West Loop over its increasingly pricey housing stock. [DNAinfo]
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