Illinois' lingering budget stalemate means public universities will keep waiting on state funding, as will many social service agencies.
But it's possible the Secretary of State's office will soon get money to keep drivers' license facilities open. The state Lottery is expected to get the money it needs to pay winnings. And domestic violence services will receive millions.
That's because the Illinois House today approved some $3 billion in spending.
Members of both parties had complaints -- some that the measure goes too far, others that it doesn't go far enough.