CHICAGO – With the clock ticking on a scheduled Friday adjournment, Illinois lawmakers moved Thursday to wrap work up on fiscal 2014 budget bills, while gambling expansion and a fix for the state’s pension crisis are still on the table.

House and Senate Democratic leaders reached agreement earlier in the week on key funding provisions for a new $35.6 billion general fund budget that is part of an overall $62.4 billion all-funds spending plan.

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