Billions of dollars in cuts are part of a possible budget for next year. So are higher taxes.
Illinois built up a deficit over the years; the current impasse has only exacerbated it. A bipartisan group of legislators chosen to craft a solution has a potential path for fiscal year 2017.
Members are cagey about sharing details. It's politically sensitive; members say they're hesitant to share details out of respect for their private negotiations.