In presenting his 2012 budget plan Wednesday, Gov. Pat Quinn said the state’s Medicaid is on the brink of collapse.
Unfinished business is bringing Illinois lawmakers back to Springfield after Thanksgiving.
Plans to a prison and several mental health facilities in Illinois are getting a thumbs down from many lawmakers, but not some say such measures may be necessary.
Addressing a range of issues in his office Wednesday, Gov. Pat Quinn did not bite at a suggestion that he might flip-flop on layoffs and facility closures.
The largest union representing state of Illinois employees is suggesting that the state is trying to ram through public hearings on facility closures that will lead to numerous layoffs.