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Today's House calendar history refers to the "Capone Bloc" from the late 1940s of some Chicago reps with ties to the Capone syndicate.
Senate bill to borrow $7 billion to pay old bills gets House committee hearing. Committee takes out $7 b to come up with a new number.
While Senate debated budget bills, House Speaker Madigan issued a statement saying the House would consider them "thoughtfully."
Last part of budget passes 33-23-2.
No debate on budget bill. Passes Senate 33-23-2