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State government summer re-run season is underway at the Illinois capitol building where both political parties are cooperating to send our state further into the fiscal abyss. Midnight came and went as we closed out the month of June without a budget being signed into law, so Illinois has begun its third straight year without one.
Tomorrow morning at eleven o'clock our time, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. Last week, state lawmakers were sworn into office in Springfield to begin the 100th General Assembly. Two weeks before that, on January 3, 2017, our federal lawmakers were sworn in, starting the 115th Congress.