Tuesday, June 6, 2017

State Lawmaker Calls for State Constitutional Convention

Illinois lawmakers are calling for a constitutional convention to deal with issues such as the budget impasse.  Representative Tim Butler of Springfield introduced House Joint Resolution 68 on the final day of the session.  If approved, a question would be added to the 2018 General Election ballot asking people in Illinois if a state Constitutional Convention should be called.  The 2018 fiscal year begins on July 1st and lawmakers in Illinois have yet to pass a budget.

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