State News
8:53 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Preview of Gov. Quinn's budget address

Illinois' finances were already bleak when Pat Quinn became governor in 2009.  Despite heavy cuts and an end to the national recession, they remain so.  


Spending pressures have grown more intense as the state has put more money into government workers' pensions.  That's the picture Quinn will paint today when he gives his fifth budget address.   Illinois Public Radio’s Amanda Vinicky has the details.