In a statement Monday, Quinn says he's eliminating $250 million for renovations of the state Capitol and plans to sell nealy half the airplanes in the state's massive fleet. airplanes.
Lawmakers passed the spending plan for the fiscal year that begins Tuesday after Democratic leaders couldn't find enough votes to extend the temporary income tax increase the Party passed in 2010.
Senate President John Cullerton (D) says the budget Quinn signed secures funding for key priorities, but difficult decisions are coming.
House Speaker Michael Madigan (D) had no response.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says the spending plan is a "broken budget.''
In a statement Monday, Rauner said there should be structural reforms to "shake up'' the way Springfield does business. Rauner has released some ideas of his own proposed spending plan, including merging the comptroller and treasurer's office.