St. Louis Public Radio News
10:21 am
Mon June 29, 2009

Illinois budget deadline brings chaos, exhaustion

Chicago – Illinois' budget expires Tuesday. And this time of year usually brings chaos to the state capitol.

Politicians toss around threats, tout conflicting budget numbers, and stage competing press conferences. And it has become exhausting for the 13 million Illinoisans caught in the middle.

Sam Hudzik (reports from WBEZ Chicago.