CHICAGO - House Speaker Michael J. Madigan on Tuesday released the following statement regarding the House override vote of the governor's veto of Senate Bill 1229:"It was my expectation that all 71 House Democrats would be in attendance for legislative session last Wednesday. Instead, 70 were present. Had all 71 Democrats been present, as was expected, the House would have voted to override the governor's veto of Senate Bill 1229."Over the last several weeks, I worked with various interested stakeholders to gather support in the House to override the governor's veto. During that time, every . . .
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