The 2011 tax hikes cost the state economy $55.8 billion in real GDP from 2012-2016.View Report
Springfield won’t let millions in unpaid utility bills get in the way of nonessential spending.
The culture of silence will end eventually. And when it does, it will be with a deafening roar.
Illinoisans from all areas are leaving the state in droves, and Springfield lawmakers need look no farther than the state capital to see the proof.
The ratings agency cited the city’s “considerable growth” in pension debt in its Oct. 28 downgrade to A3 from A1.