CHICAGO — Calling for a special legislative session, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday warned that the General Assembly’s failure to authorize a capital spending bill before adjourning last week jeopardizes billions of dollars in construction projects.

The warning came nearly one week after lawmakers adjourned their spring session, during which they approved a $33.2 billion operating budget and a massive expansion of gambling while leaving a bill that reappropriates spending for already approved projects on the table.

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