Lawmakers will return to Springfield June 22 to end the impasse that left capital road construction funds in limbo, according to Senator Tim Bivins.

Also during the week, noteworthy education reform legislation was signed into law and state workers, retirees and their dependents now have until June 20 to select a health care plan.

Legislators will return to Springfield June 22 to vote on a “clean” capital construction measure that would avert a shutdown of state road projects and other construction programs. On June 16, Senate President John Cullerton of Chicago announced that the Senate Democrat Caucus has agreed to advance the capital budget funding stream without $430 million in add-ons they were pushing.

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