Illinoisans can take a shot at balancing the state's budget

Apr 23, 2013

The Illinois House isn’t in session this week , and it still needs to develop and approve a budget for the coming year. Two bi-partisan think-tanks released an online tool to let you try to put together a state spending plan. 

The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability and the Institute for Work and the Economy launched the "Illinois Budget Calculator” website. Illinois Public Radio’s Brian O'Keefe spoke with IWE executive director Peter Creticos : 

You can find a link to the "Illinois Budget Calculator" at