2015-16 Budget Overview
Previous Governor Pat Quinn left behind an unbalanced budget that shortchanged core government services. This left daycare operators, correction workers, and our court system in jeopardy in 2015. A bipartisan group of lawmakers worked with new Governor Bruce Rauner to pass legislation to fix the current shortfalls, but the FY16 budget process will be very difficult. Click here to download my PowerPoint presentation on our state's current budget situation.