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Illinois: The most broke state in America

Not that this should come as news. The governors and lawmakers of Illinois have long been working to get to this point. Even worse, despite some nibbling around the edges, they haven’t come up with a realist, workable plan for getting Illinois out of this mess. The Illinois Statehouse News story is here.

Illinois is Broke

That’s the message from one of the most influential business groups in Illinois, and the warning couldn’t come soon enough. The Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago has gotten into the state budget brawl with some good analysis and an action plan. It’s new web site, IllinoisIsBroke.com lays out some dire warnings: By July,... Read more »
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