Gov. Rauner Vetoes Several Bills, Cites Lack of Money


Governor Bruce Rauner issued several vetoes Friday.

The first vetoes were on a series of bills that SEIU pushed for this past session.

They could have increased wages for home care workers from $13 an hour to $15, and would have provided benefits and training for child care workers.

Governor Rauner says that the state can't afford those costs.

The veto comes for legislation that would have tied the prevailing wage rates on public projects, to the collective bargaining agreement of the nearest union.

Veto session is scheduled for November, when Democrats could vote to overturn them.

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