Governor Pat Quinn will deliver his budget to lawmakers next month… two weeks after the deadline set up in state law. Lawmakers recently approved legislation to grant Quinn the extension. But local Democratic state senator Andy Manar voted against it.
Manar tells 970 WMAY that Quinn had a year to meet the deadline… and says the state’ budget issues are too important to push them back, even by a couple of weeks.
Quinn will deliver his budget address on Wednesday, March 6th. 970 WMAY will carry the speech live from the Capitol.