The General Assembly re-assembles in Springfield Tuesday to dive into its second week of the last month of session. Budget negotiations are expected to pick up steam as top lawmakers continue meetings with Gov. Bruce Rauner. A number of high-visibility bills are still circulating in the statehouse at a rapid clip and election pressures are mounting for candidates in the crosshairs.
Committee times and bill hearings are always subject to change, but here are some of the key ones we’ll be watching this week: