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Randy Dunn

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn.

Illinois House Chamber
Brian Mackey, Illinois Public Radio

The University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs says there is no easy to repair Illinois' chronic annual deficit.

2015 may be a new year, but Illinois leaders will spend it dealing with an old problem: Budget Shortfalls and the possibility of diminished state funding will likely make headlines throughout the year. 

Our week-long series about how agencies that receive state funds are preparing for an uncertain budget scenario continues today with the impact on public safety.