Posts tagged "financial crisis"

Just The Facts: A Primer on Illinois Pensions

Over the last few years we have all been engaged in an effort to find a sensible, workable solution to Illinois’ pension crisis. Simply put, the current pension system is unsustainable and poses the threat of overwhelming the state’s budget if left unaddressed. More immediately, the state’s broader budget issues cannot be resolved until the... Read more »

Worse than California

Think California is having economic problems? Moody’s just announced that we have the second-worst credit rating of any state in the country, just behind California. But it’s worse for us because we have a problem that they don’t have — a pension crisis that’s only getting more dangerous. We’re ranked dead last in the country... Read more »

Make Your Voice Heard!

Illinois is STILL Broke, but we have launched exciting new features on our website to help you get involved in bringing Illinois back to financial stability!   Our added features make it easy for you to:    CALL YOUR LAWMAKERS Elected officials have raised your taxes but failed to address the REAL problem – $140 Billion in unfunded... Read more »
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