Chicago State students to protest state budget impasse

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - The state of Illinois has now been without a budget for eight months, and several state universities say it's hitting them hard.

Wednesday, students from Chicago State University will take a field trip to Springfield to urge lawmakers to pass emergency funding.

Fox 32's Joanie Lum spoke with some of the students as they boarded buses Wednesday morning. Click play above for more!