Illinois Rep. Mike Bost, R-Carbondale, listens to lawmakers argue legislation while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. As it ... more 
Illinois Rep. Mike Bost, R-Carbondale, listens to lawmakers argue legislation while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. As it becomes increasingly difficult to muster 60 votes for the extension of the state's income tax increase, some lawmakers are pitching other options to consider, including a gradual roll back of tax rates as more a politically viable alternative. The sign on his laptop is directed at the Democrat side of the aisle in reference to extending the temporary tax increase which will soon expire. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Seth Perlman
Wed, May 21, 2014 4:18 PM EDT