Illinois Mayors Warn Rauner Cuts Will Hurt Cities

(Chicago, IL) — Mayors across Illinois are denouncing Governor Rauner’s proposed budget cuts. They claim the reductions in spending will hurt their cities. Several mayors say they have already tightened their local budgets. Decatur Mayor Mike McElroy says his town would lose close to four million dollars. He added that the cuts will cause his police force and fire department to reduce their staffs.