Posts tagged "editorials"

Illinois Budget News: May 12

Greece has been grabbing international headlines for weeks now as they struggled to avoid insolvency. The world came to their rescue, but is the United States and many states, including Illinois, making the same mistakes? The Chicago Tribune editorial board thinks so (Greece and Us): If Americans want to avoid the fate of today’s Greece,... Read more »

Illinois Budget News: May 11

So, legislators balked at passing a budget. Sadly, that’s nothing new. Here are some great editorials and stories outlining our state’s dire situation and our irresponsible lawmakers: State Journal Register, Lawmakers hit new low in irresponsibility Borrowing money to pay pensions is irresponsible. Not borrowing it and delaying or skipping the payment reaches a whole... Read more »