WMBD/WYZZ – ILLINOIS – In order to save Illinois some must needed money, Governor Pat Quinn now has a game plan. In a statement released Tuesday the Governor says he plans to reduce state spending by one percent, cut down on out of state travel expenses and defer major purchases. Quinn continues saying the state will not enter into new contracts and will reduce the number of existing contracts. Open non essential positions will not be filled. Governor Quinn says these are important moves to battle Illinois' $9 billion deficit.
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