Reporting from Illinois Public Radio's Amanda Vinicky used in this report.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's proposed budget is virtually ignored in the Illinois House leaders' bipartisan plan.
Saving money by consolidating school districts and revisions to the tax code. These were highlights of the governor's budget plan.
But they may be doomed. Speaker Mike Madigan dismissed them.
"I have no comment on them, I just don't plan to pursue them," Madigan said.