In this Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, delivers the State of the Budget Address to a joint session of the General Assembly in the House chambers at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. In the latest chapter in Illinois’ seemingly never-ending budget saga, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner urged lawmakers to make a choice now: Pass reforms he wants in exchange for a $36 billion budget, which would include raising taxes, or allow him to cut $3.5 billion from the spending plan however he chooses.
In this Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, delivers the State of the Budget Address to a joint session of the General Assembly in the House chambers at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. In the latest chapter in Illinois’ seemingly never-ending budget saga, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner urged lawmakers to make a choice now: Pass reforms he wants in exchange for a $36 billion budget, which would include raising taxes, or allow him to cut $3.5 billion from the spending plan however he chooses. Seth Perlman AP
In this Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, delivers the State of the Budget Address to a joint session of the General Assembly in the House chambers at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. In the latest chapter in Illinois’ seemingly never-ending budget saga, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner urged lawmakers to make a choice now: Pass reforms he wants in exchange for a $36 billion budget, which would include raising taxes, or allow him to cut $3.5 billion from the spending plan however he chooses. Seth Perlman AP