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What’s in Illinois' $46 billion budget package? What’s in Illinois' $46 billion budget package?

What’s in Illinois' $46 billion budget package?

Gov. JB Pritzker signed a package of bills Tuesday that make up a roughly $46 billion Fiscal Year 2023 state general revenue funds budget that includes increased funding for education and human services and $1.8 billion in mostly-temporary tax relief.

Pritzker signs final first-term budget ahead of reelection push Pritzker signs final first-term budget ahead of reelection push

Pritzker signs final first-term budget ahead of reelection push

Gov. JB Pritzker signed his final first-term budget into law Tuesday, a roughly $46 billion spending plan buoyed by pandemic-driven revenue windfalls and a current-year surplus that helped the state pay down debts and offer temporary tax relief. 

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