The Unfortunate Effects of Illinois' Budget Crisis

By law, an Illinois budget for fiscal year 2016 should have been passed no later than July 1, 2015. Thousands of Illinoisans and organizations have been terribly affected by the Illinois budget crisis, and that number continues to grow every day.

Below you will find an interactive map of all those hurt by the state's budget impasse. Click on each map marker to learn more. Note that we will be updating this map regularly with new stories as they become available.

Below the map you'll find a link to a list of statewide problems created by the budget standoff.

The complete list of statewide problems stemming from the stalemate can be found here.

Have you or someone you know been impacted by the budget crisis? Please share your story with us in the comment section of our site so we can add it to the map.