Gov. Pat Quinn. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Pat Quinn says saving the Illinois Medicaid program will require cutting services, raising cigarette taxes and cutting payments to health-care providers.
Aides to the Democratic governor told The Associated Press on Thursday that Quinn is proposing a cigarette tax increase of $1 per pack.
His plan also would end health care services for about 215,000 people.
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