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Governor Pat Quinn's budget projections for the next three years reveal an expected shortfall of 500 million dollars this year.  Springfield Senator Larry Bomke, says he agrees with Quinn's anticipated budget overall, but wishes there were more cuts.

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A report released by Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno states that Illinois will be in worse shape than before last year's income tax increase if the governor's projections are followed.  Radogno's and Bomke say they anticipate more budget cuts unless the tax increase is made permanent.

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Springfield Senator Larry Bomke says he would like to see budget expenditures return to what they were nearly a decade ago.

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Springfield Senator Larry Bomke says he thinks Quinn is showing the right mentality by including proposed budget cuts for the upcoming years.

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