(AP) Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner asking heads of state agencies to prepare for funds to run out

(AP) Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is asking heads of state agencies to prepare for state funds to run out if he and Democratic lawmakers can’t reach a deal on a 2016 budget. The Republican governor addressed members of his cabinet Wednesday. He says the more than $400 million in cuts he announced Tuesday for the fiscal year that begins July 1 is “just the first step” to reduce spending. He warned them to be ready for possible restructuring. Democrats approved a $36.3 billion budget that’s more than $3 billion short of revenues. Rauner says he won’t sign an unbalanced budget.