CHICAGO - The Illinois House will convene on Wednesday to vote on a proposed long-term lease of the Illinois Lottery that could generate billions for a new capital spending program that has been stalled in a feud between Gov. Rod Blagojevich and the House leader.

The session will continue through Thursday, according to Steve Brown, a spokesman for House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago. House leaders were still working on the bill yesterday, but it is expected to mirror the governor's proposal with some added provisions and safeguards.

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