"The bipartisan budget working groups have been making gains," said Representative Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake). "Then this bill is dropped and Leader Currie says we can't depend on compromise."
House Republicans were denied a vote verification for a 500-page bill that was introduced a mere 90-minutes before it was called for debate on the House Floor. Democrats then limited the debate to less than an hour with a parliamentarian move.
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|The 500-page budget appropriations bill introduced 90-minutes prior to the Speaker calling it for a vote.|