Lawmakers spent much of the week in committees to meet a March 9 deadline, while Senate and House leaders agreed on a revenue estimate for the upcoming fiscal year.

Also during the week, lawmakers expressed concern and sympathy for Southern Illinois residents impacted by the deadly weather system that swept the region February 29. Thoughts and prayers are with the residents of Harrisburg and the surrounding area, as they recover from the devastating F4 tornado that struck their community.

Organizations throughout the state are doing what they can to bring relief to the area and help the people of Harrisburg begin to rebuild. 

For more information, call 618-997-3700 or visit www.sicf.org. More information on ways to support disaster relief efforts in the Harrisburg area can be found at www.senategop.state.il.us." />

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