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Veto Session Ends Today
Today marks the final meeting of the year for the Illinois General Assembly.
The House is expected to vote on stiffer penalties for felons and gang members who illegally carry guns.
The Senate is poised to vote on providing tax incentives to two major companies to stay in Illinois.
A bipartisan committee tasked with solving the state's $100 billion pension problem says it's making progress, but hasn't reached an agreement.
House Speaker Michael Madigan hopes lawmakers will return to Springfield before the end of the year to approve legislation. That being said, unless there is a special session called, lawmakers will adjourn until January.