Illinois is the second-most corrupt state in the nation, according to the University of Illinois-Chicago. And corruption costs the state economy at least $550 million per year. But the size and scope of government corruption is nothing new for Illinoisans. What is new? Powerful Illinois lawmakers, Chicago aldermen, local mayors and business interests are involved...View Report
The most recent round of city borrowing is a sign of things to come.
There is a silver lining should the Supreme Court rule against the ACA: Illinoisans would no longer be subject to an estimated $6.5 billion in IRS penalties.
The price of Illinois bad behavior continues to go up.