Insider Floats Budget Compromise

(Springfield, IL) — A top political operative is circulating a possible compromise plan to end the state’s budget stalemate. “Crain’s Chicago Business” reports Greg Goldner has a plan that includes higher business and personal income taxes, and closing some tax loopholes. It also has modified versions of some of the structural reforms Governor Rauner has been insisting on. Neither Rauner, nor House Speaker Michael Madigan has commented on the plan.