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A look at what Quinn wants cut from budget


Governor Pat Quinn has called for $1 billion in state budget cuts. Here's what his so-called "Tough Choices" budget proposes cutting:

- $185 million from state operations, including approximately 2,600 layoffs and 12 furlough days for state employees.

- $140 million from Medicaid and health insurance.

- $250 million in targeted reductions in grant programs.

- $125 million from the Department of Corrections.

- $175 million from proposed increases for K-12 education.

- $25 million from other state offices, departments and agencies not under the Governor.

- $100 million in additional reserves.

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