Have you wondered how long the state budget stalement has been going on in Illinois?
Look no further than Chris Kaergard from the Peoria Journal Star, where you can actually measure the days - by the length of his beard.
Kaergard decided to stop shaving his beard until Governor Rauner and state lawmakers agree on a budget.
He joins WGN Morning News to talk all about his now famous #BudgetBeard.
Watch the interview in the video player above