projections http://wkms.org en Illinois Lawmakes Agree on Revenue Projection http://wkms.org/post/illinois-lawmakes-agree-revenue-projection <p>From the Associated Press:</p><p>Illinois lawmakers have agreed on how much money will be available for next year&#39;s budget. The state Senate joined the House today in approving a revenue estimate of $33.7 billion. The figure amounts to an upper limit for the fiscal year starting July 1. But much of the money will go to paying pensions and old bills, leaving less for day-to-day government services. Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno says creating a budget will be the most difficult challenge for legislators.</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 21:37:52 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17197 at http://wkms.org