Governor JB Pritzker got his $42.3 billion Fiscal Year 2022 budget balanced and according to him, protecting Illinoisans by paying down debts and rebuilding the state stronger than ever coming out of the Pandemic. Governor Pritzker says that there was uncertainty leading up to this given everything Illinois has been through in the last 15 months.
Governor Pritzker says that now we have the time to continue to build on this budget.
The Fiscal Year 2022 is a budget that for the first time in nearly 20 years, the State is paying it’s bills on time.
Governor Pritzker says the cuts that were taken were needed to cut loopholes and help working class.
Illinois is expected to receive more than $8.1 billion in federal relief through the COVID-19 Recovery Fund over the next 3 ½ years.