Some Illinois lawmakers who had their paychecks delayed by 9 months are expressing relief they’ll finally get their salaries.
There was a popular slogan during last year’s campaign for Comptroller.
No budget, no pay.
The former Republican comptroller said with no budget, lawmakers’ paychecks will be delayed - just like payments for other critical government services.
WELCH: This was pure coercion, plain and simple.
State Representative Chris Welch and 5 other Democrats sued and won Thursday.