Tag: Illinois state budget

Illinois' backlog of unpaid bills to soar by $4.3 billion

That’s if the state doesn’t finally figure out a budget. That’s on top of some $8 billion it already owes. Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger explains: Visit my new website at http://www.dennisbyrne.net Want to be notified by email when I post? Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list... Read more »

Rauner moves to cut $400 million from the Madigan-Cullerton unbalanced budget

It didn’t take Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to respond to the irresponsible $3-billion-short budget put forward by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton. Rainier’s office announced today that it will be slashing $400 million in state expenses, including halting preparation for the controversial Illiana Expressway. Also to be put on hold are incentives... Read more »