Jun. 29, 2015
After weeks of back and forth in Springfield, Gov. Bruce Rauner and lawmakers are edging up to the July 1 deadline in their struggle to pass a state budget. The Governor has vetoed most of the Democratic legislature's proposed plan. As he continues to stand his ground on cutting the flow of state money for many services from childcare to reducing tax credits for companies, a shutdown is a real threat if no decision is made by the end of the day Tuesday. We get a primer on what a state shutdown would look like with WBEZ state politics reporter Tony Arnold, and hear from two Chicago-based service groups that face a range of service cuts under Rauner's proposed plan.