One study says that Illinois could be the second most affected state by the sequester.
The federal budget cuts may happen at midnight, but state agencies don’t know exactly how or when they’ll feel them.
Illinois public schools could lose $36-million for low income students, and another $24-million for special education.
Civilian military employees in the state can lose $83-million in pay.
And O’Hare airport can see delays of 90 minutes if a control tower and a runway have to be closed.