Majority Democrats have approved a $36.3 billion spending plan that is short of at least $3 billion in revenue.
Governor Bruce Rauner says he will consider new taxes; however, he wants lawmakers to adopt business friendly reforms to spur expansion.
Rauner says he will not drag legislators back to the capital for a special session but is willing to keep negotiating.
Meantime, the House endorsed a measure Saturday to ease the city of Chicago's burden in stabilizing its police and fire pension funds over Republican complaints that it's a state bailout. The Senate sent Governor Bruce Rauner a plan to combat heroin abuse.