Today the Governor JB Pritzker will layout his spending plans in a speech to the legislature airing live on WKEI. It’s time for the annual budget address and Governor Pritzker says the budget making process is an ongoing one intended to find the most efficient way to spend tax dollars. Governor Pritzker has asked agency heads to identify possible cuts to six percent of spending if needed. Governor Pritzker isn’t expected to layout a sharply reduced budget today however, but he says it’s always good to prepared if a cut to state spending is needed.
The Governor will make his budget address today at noon. The speech will be carried live on WKEI.