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Illinois Budget News: April 28

In response to the Civic Federation’s report Monday, the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget released this statement. Daily Herald ends its four part series today with “an array of proposed fixes” and a great summary in an editorial on what voters should do: Get the facts. Angry slogans and epithets are the easy way... Read more »

Today's Illinois Budget News: April 27

Fellow ChicagoNow blogger Dennis Byrne took a closer look at the Springfield rally and it’s call to raise taxes: [Rally supporters] were there under the misimpression that an income tax increase could preserve state-funded services. How big an increase? Not much, according to the coalition. Its “Fair Solution to the Illinois Budget Crisis” platform states,... Read more »

Today's Budget News: April 26

Civic Federation released a report today opposing Governor Quinn’s $52 billion FY2011 recommended State operating budget, stating it is: “unbalanced and does too little to address the State’s fiscal crisis. The Governor’s recommended budget borrows billions to pay for operations while continuing to ignore the massive backlog of unpaid bills, which will make the State’s... Read more »