Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at a news conference in Chicago, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday that he'll try to close seven state institutions and lay off more than 1,900 ... more 
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at a news conference in Chicago, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday that he'll try to close seven state institutions and lay off more than 1,900 employees in an effort to live within the reduced budget approved by the Illinois Legislature, and he challenged lawmakers not to "run away" from the impact of their decisions. (AP Photo/David Banks) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By David Banks
Fri, Sep 9, 2011 9:42 AM EDT