Gov. J.B. Pritzker inherited a $2.8 billion budget deficit the moment he stepped into office. Next year, that deficit is projected to be $3.4 billion1. It’s the same story every budget season. But Illinois’ budget crises could be a thing of the past if the state would adopt pension reform, right-size its union contracts and...View Report
Lax oversight of Illinois’ little-known regional development authorities has led to questionable business arrangements with one official in particular.
Andrew Hamilton and his consulting firm have collected more than $2 million from eight regional development authorities since 2010.
Andrew Hamilton is clearly a man of many hats. But some of those hats should raise eyebrows.