The state’s ongoing budget crisis casts its shadow on Sauk Valley Community College and the Lee-Ogle Transportation System. The number of people personally affected by Illinois’ financial woes seems destined to increase.

Comment: When will journalists figure out that politicians’ “intransigence,” which this article blames, has little to do with the problem. Either side could give in completely and the problem still won’t be solved. The numbers can’t come close to being made to work.