When lawmakers in Springfield begin crafting a state budget for next year, they'll have $2 billion less to work with than they had last year.
That decrease stems from a drop in state's income tax rate. But a new survey says Illinoisans would be up for new revenue, if it meant fewer cuts.
Republican Bruce Rauner said he'd be open to new revenue sources, like expanding service taxes and taxing retirement income. But since being elected, Rauner has tweaked that message: