The Illinois Senate passed its version of a state budget Wednesday.
There's a broad consensus that Illinois' next budget will cut two-point-seven billion dollars from the state's program of health care for the poor, Medicaid.
Earlier this week, it looked like a deal was near. But yesterday, a crucial voting bloc started backing away.
Representative Monique Davis and other African-American legislators say cuts to Medicaid would disproportionately affect their constituents.