Capitol Fax.com - Your Illinois News Radar » The House has adjourned
SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
The House has adjourned

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2009

* 7:45 pm - Speaker Madigan just adjourned the chamber and told members to prepare to come back to deal with Gov. Quinn’s budget veto overrides. He told a couple members of the press that he would be voting for those overrides.

I’ll have Madigan press availability and adjournment speech video in about 20 minutes.

* 8:05 pm - OK, here’s the avail vid. Madigan was asked at one point about the governor’s apparent habit of changing his mind. Worth a look…


* Speaker Madigan adjourns the House and tells members what to expect…


- Posted by Rich Miller        

19 Comments
  1. - commonsense in Illinois - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 7:49 pm:

    And so the fun begins.


  2. - David Ormsby - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 7:54 pm:

    Doomsday, start your engines.


  3. - jab - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 7:58 pm:

    I have had about all the FUN I can stand!


  4. - fed up - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:06 pm:

    Quinn is no match for the chess master. Meanwhile Illinois falls deeper and deeper into the abyss. I guess Blago wasnt the problem.


  5. - TheCommonDenominator - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:07 pm:

    what chess master? Madigan is ruining the state. no leadership out of the house for the last 6 years has put Illinois where it is right now. that’s not chess–it is neglect.


  6. - Common Citizen - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:11 pm:

    and so these legislators prove once again…..there is no moral courage at the statehouse….and shame on you who keep voting the same ones in for your myopic self-interest


  7. - Three Strikes U R Out - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:15 pm:

    I thought the budget bill was being held. Has it now been sent to the Gov.?


  8. - Anon - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:20 pm:

    what a coward. Why is he in charge?


  9. - RJW - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:21 pm:

    Three Strikes:

    All holds released. It’s up to the Gov now to do something with the budgets as passed in May.

    What happened with the Pension Note? Anybody?


  10. - newb - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:26 pm:

    Excuse me if I missed this but has the budget that was passed by the GA even been sent to Gov?


  11. - RJW - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:27 pm:

    Newb:

    Yes. If you look at the GA reports on the GA website you will see that all of the budgets were sent yesterday and today.


  12. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:32 pm:

    Thank you, Pat Quinn…. for standing up to Madigan. It is about time, we change leadership, get Madigan out!!! And certainly, not elect another one into office.


  13. - sickofthis - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:35 pm:

    Madigan is an always has been the problem. He has the House standing at attention and completely neglecting the People of Illinois.


  14. - seriously - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:42 pm:

    how do you turn a blue state red? Blago, Madigan, Jones, Cullerton, Quinn….ugh what have we done.


  15. - claire - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:47 pm:

    I’m keeping up on my bberry. Can someone let us know what Madigan expects to happen? Thanks.


  16. - anonymous - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:49 pm:

    its time to revolt..don’t pay state income taxes…keep that money and use it to serve your families..or donate it to your favorite charity!


  17. - wordslinger - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 8:55 pm:

    Shouldn’t someone be happy with the House? Like the anti-tax folks who say we have to live within our means?

    Where’s the praise for the House for defeating a tax increase, and for Madigan for not muscling one through?

    Why aren’t House Republicans taking a victory lap around the state saying they kept taxes down?

    Is it that everybody wants new revenues, but wants the other guy to take the heat for it?


  18. - Art of the Possible - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 9:18 pm:

    As Madigan put it quite correctly: the state will pass new revenue as soon as 71 members of the House and 36 members of the Senate come to the judgment that the state has a responsibility to provide vital services.

    As of right now, they’re about 17 members short of that in the House.

    True, Madigan is The Speaker, and members have delegated a great deal of authority to him.

    But they cannot delegate their responsibility, and at the end of the day, they are solely responsible for how they vote. Democrat, Republican, Safe Seat, Target.

    118 members of the House collect a paycheck to do a job. When they don’t do it, and you blame Madigan or Cross instead of them, you’re HELPING them try to avoid their responsibility, and you’re not bringing things any closer to a resolution.


  19. - DuPage Dave - Tuesday, Jun 30, 09 @ 9:32 pm:

    re: “how do you turn a blue state red?”

    Get real. The Dems are in disarray but the Repubs are a total disaster in Illinois. They have no leadership, no organization and only offer their one-note song “cut taxes” as the solution to everything. The average person may not love the Dems, but they know the Repubs are full of baloney or worse.

    The Dems may not be able to run the state smoothly, but they are operating on a reality basis. Revenue is down and costs are up- so deal with it somehow. Of course the “how” is vexing them at the moment. But they are much closer to reality than the Repubs will ever be.

    I saw Schillerstrom on TV tonight- how does he get interviewed about this? He has no vote. Same old DuPage County blowhardism (and I’ve lived here 25 years so I’ve heard it a lot). “Cut taxes, cut taxes, get rid of waste and fraud.”

    As they said in the old days, sounds like a broken record….


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* Illinois Policy Institute news service scores exclusive Rauner interview
* Dispute erupts over how many people can attend a meeting
* ILGOP unleashes robocalls in wake of Senate tax hike vote
* It's just a bill
* Question of the day
* It's not 4.95 percent, it's 5.81 percent for the rest of this year
* Far more heat than light
* Caption contest!
* *** UPDATED x1 *** "Eyes are back on to the Senate"?
* *** UPDATED x2 *** Mendoza warns of "breaking point"
* Can an oligarch be a progressive?
* *** UPDATED x2 - Kennedy responds - Pawar responds *** Pritzker, Biss respond to Senate budget votes
* In her dreams
* Support High-Performing Charter Schools
* "I’m a big believer in win-win"
* Unkind headlines
* Modernize the Vital Records Act - Support HB 1785
* *** LIVE *** Session coverage
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password)
* Yesterday's stories

Support CapitolFax.com
Visit our advertisers...

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............
<


Loading


* Morning Spin: Owners who leave Chicago properti.....
* BRIEFS - Herald & Review..
* Day after Senate budget vote, GOP tries to push.....
* Day after Senate budget vote, GOP tries to push.....


* EXCHANGE: Nursing students' real-life experiences are vital
* Family sues Naperville high school, police over teen's death
* Excavation for possible graves starts at future jail site
* Fastest growing US cities are in South; 4 of top 5 in Texas
* Chicago train service to install new camera system
* Chicago schools to borrow about $900 million
* Senate bills seek tougher Great Lakes pipeline standards
* Legislative hearing takes up Illinois child welfare agency
* Former pizzeria operator guilty of drug charges
* Grand jury indicts man in fatal shooting of judge

* Trump budget draws different Illinois reviews
* Bernard Schoenburg: Senate Democrats take action; situation still tense
* Illinois House begins review of Senate Democrats' budget plan
* Senate OKs bill allowing AT&T to shift resources from older technology
* Lawmakers hear about high caseloads, pressure at DCFS
* House Democrats propose college grant program
* Senate Dems approve $5.4B tax increase; budget fight continues
* Budget showdown: Senate Dems approve $5.4B tax increase
* Budget showdown: Senate Dems approve $5B tax increase
* Red-light cameras rake in millions for Chicago suburbs

* Replace Obamacare, yes. Gut Medicaid, no comment.
* Wanna buy a bulldozer? Here's a site for you.
* Massive Union Station project gets a developer
* United CEO: Dragging incident needs 'to be constant reminder'
* A new South Loop high school? CPS will look at it.


* New Volkswagen Passat holds its own against larger car class
* Kids with an adult can ride Metra for free all summer
* 14-year-old boy among 2 shot in Little Village
* Man, woman robbed near Obama’s Kenwood home
* 1 dead, 7 wounded in Chicago shootings Wednesday
* Chicago commuter train service to install new camera system
* Man wounded in Little Village shooting
* Man shot after argument in Lawndale
* 14-year-old boy shot in Austin
* Police: 16-year-old found boy shot to death in South Shore


* All aboard: Joliet Rocket steamin' into town
* Cheap out: Five fun things to do for free
* Quigley says Russia probe is 'in its infancy'
* Chicago in epicenter of charter school teacher contract disputes
* LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 5/25/17
* 4 teen boys shot in 4 hours
* Working at Kraft Heinz means competition, cost-cutting, and for some, reward
* French Normandy home in Wilmette: $2M
* Morning Spin: Owners who leave Chicago properties vacant might have to pay more
* Police investigating robbery near Obama home


» Does New Neighborhood Watch Reduce Crime Or Create Resident-Cops?
» Illinois Issues: Should 10-Year-Old Kids Be Kept In Juvenile Detention?
» Chicago Public Schools Look To Borrow $900 Million
» United CEO To Investors: We'll Be More Focused On Customers
» Red-Light Cameras Rake In Millions For Chicago Suburbs
» Judge Delays Decision On How Quickly State Should Pay Medicaid
» How Would Trump’s Budget Affect Illinois?
» Illinois Democrats Pass Budget Proposal in Senate
» Illinois Senate Approves Tax Hike, $37B Budget Plan
» Chicago Teachers Give Schools Chief No Confidence Vote


* Sounding the Alarm: Unacceptable
* Trump budget draws different Illinois reviews
* Bernard Schoenburg: Senate Democrats take action; situation still tense
* Our View: Cohesion needs to be central part of YWCA block decisions
* Illinois House begins review of Senate Democrats' budget plan
* Our View: Cohesion needs to be central part of Y block decisions
* Senate OKs bill allowing AT&T to shift resources from older technology
* Lawmakers hear about high caseloads, pressure at DCFS
* Sounding the Alarm: Unacceptable
* Sounding the Alarm: Time to take action


* Destihl owner: 'My nature is to keep growing'
* Restaurant opens, kayak rentals added at Moraine View
* Enjoy the beautiful weather while you can. Thunderstorms are likely this weekend.
* Upcoming Services for May 25
* Senior Day at Central
* Restaurant open, kayak rentals added at Moraine View
* Police department openings leading to hirings
* Area Calendar 5/25/17
* Unit 5 eyes budget issues from lax state payments
* Rick's Six: Flooding, Muscatine survivor, dark glasses and Central renovations unveiled


* Employee who accused Kane County chairman of intimidation gets six-figure separation deal
* Population decline now reaching into suburbs
* Dawn Patrol: Bail money's source questioned; Antioch woman charged with prostitution
* Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack
* Workers clean up damage after Indiana cemetery vandalism

* Lester: Suburban lawmaker says he knew Com...
* Local Republicans, Democrats praise appoin...
* House GOP takes first steps to undo financ...
* Teacher raised in Yorkville running agains...
* Protesters continue die-in at US Rep. Rand...
* Jim Walz Will Challenge Randy Hultgren for...
* PHOTOS: Protesters stage die-in at Randy H...
* US Rep. Randy Hultgren's office the scene ...
* Second Democrat announces bid to unseat Hu...
* Sweet: Hultgren, Roskam, Kinzinger avoid b...

* Top Republicans chagrined over proposed cu......
* Dick Durbin statement on CBO's analysis of......
* Dick Durbin statement on CBO's analysis of......

* Congressional Budget Office: House bill to......

* The graphic novel Imagine Wanting Only This turns comics into poetry
* City Council ‘reluctantly’ approves measure to ease gun range restrictions, and other Chicago news
* Police Commanders' Public Meeting For 20th/24th District Residents
* St Boniface to Hold Traditional Field Mass To Honor The Fallen on Memorial Day
* “The Driver’s Side” – News From The Motorist’s Perspective
* Is government too political?
* Queer and proud in a cool protester outfit
* Jon Mueller and Mike Weis meditate with drums at the Zen Buddhist Temple-Chicago
* Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers #16. Globalization.
* Losers!


* Illinois Awarded Funds to Offer Advanced Training on Detecting Impaired Driving
* Illinois EPA Announces Upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
* IEMA Highlights Emergency Preparedness for People with Access and Functional Needs in May - Ready Illinois website offers preparedness tips for people, caregivers
* First Lady Launches Illinois Family Connects
* Governor and Lt. Governor Unveil 2016 Journal of Local Government Shared Service Best Practices

  
* Garmin VIRB 360 camera throws caution aside with $800 price, unbeatable specs, rugged design
* Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation
* Apple Design Chief Jony Ive Appointed Chancellor of London's Royal College of Art
* Even Verizon’s modest LG K8 V gets to run Android 7.0 Nougat before the G4 and V10
* Apple Transitions App Store Pricing to Local Currency in 9 Countries
* API Documentation Browser 'Dash' Returns to iOS App Store As a Free Download
* Xiaomi Mi Max 2 amazingly starts at reasonable $250 with a ginormous battery, screen and 4GB RAM

* Kopech, Giolito starting on Thursday
* Abreu, Leury homers not enough in finale
* Quintana: Location culprit for big-inning woes
* Abreu, Leury homers not enough in finale
* Sox welcome Detroit for doubleheader
* Abreu, Leury homers not enough in finale
* Shields pleased with arm after 'pen session


Main Menu
Home
Illinois
YouTube
Pundit rankings
Obama
Subscriber Content
Durbin
Burris
Blagojevich Trial
Advertising
Updated Posts
Polls

Archives
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004

Blog*Spot Archives
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005

Syndication

RSS Feed 2.0
Comments RSS 2.0
WordPress




Hosted by MCS SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax Advertise Here Mobile Version Contact Rich Miller