Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, right, and Illinois House Minority Leader Tom Cross, R-Oswego, left, testify during a House Appropriations Committee hearing at the Illinois ... more 
Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, right, and Illinois House Minority Leader Tom Cross, R-Oswego, left, testify during a House Appropriations Committee hearing at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, March 30, 2011, in Springfield, Ill. Illinois House leaders are pushing forward with a budget plan that would ignore many of the governor's spending proposals. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Seth Perlman
Wed, Mar 30, 2011 2:27 PM EDT