CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed fiscal 2018 operating budget banks on $3 billion of savings from a series of initiatives and the sale of the state's downtown Chicago headquarters, along with billions in additional tax revenue, to fund $37.3 billion of spending.

"The upper limit on proposed spending totals $37.3 billion with a solution of structural changes, reductions and revenues enacted to reach a balanced fiscal year 2018 budget," budget documents say.

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