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    Gov. JB Pritzker takes questions from reporters on Wednesday morning. [Ben Szalinski/The Daily Line] 

    Gov. JB Pritzker has enjoyed mostly uniform support from Democrats, particularly in the House, on state budgets since he took office and began untangling the budget mess he inherited.  

    But the budget put in front of lawmakers on Wednesday morning, which was about $400 million larger than what Pritzker asked for, was too much for several Democrats and it nearly caused the revenue plan proposed by Pritzker to fail. Had that failed, it’s likely the entire budget would have been required to be revamped to garner enough votes in June to pass with a constitution-required super majority.

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