House Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) confer on the House’s makeshift chamber floor in the Bank of Springfield Center during special legislative session on Saturday.

Ending the most unusual spring legislative session early Sunday morning, Illinois lawmakers — masked up to protect themselves from the coronavirus — approved a $41.5 billion state operating budget and pulled off passing lower rates for a Chicago casino in a last-minute feat late Saturday.

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