Gov. JB Pritzker leaves the podium in the House Chamber after delivering his Budget Address for the 2021 fiscal year Wednesday. [Hannah Meisel/The Daily Line]

Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday proposed a $42 billion spending plan for the 2021 fiscal year — a budget he called “balanced,” but puts an asterisk next to $1.4 billion in spending on education, human services and funds for local governments.

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