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The General Assembly failed to pass a budget during regular session this year.  That disappointment was felt by Illinoisans across the state especially those who

We Need a Budget but is that all?

Last week we talked about the ongoing budget battle.  All of us are very aware of the deleterious consequences that stem from operating without a

We Need a Budget but is that all?

Last week we talked about the ongoing budget battle.  All of us are very aware of the deleterious consequences that stem from operating without a

Everything Except a Budget

This week was our last chance to reach an agreement on the budget before the legislative session came to a close. This week we passed

Everything Except a Budget

This week was our last chance to reach an agreement on the budget before the legislative session came to a close. This week we passed

We have to try something different

In the past two months, the General Assembly has voted to spend nearly two billion dollars. And no, these are not appropriations that go to

We have to try something different

In the past two months, the General Assembly has voted to spend nearly two billion dollars. And no, these are not appropriations that go to

Ready for some positive news?

Are you ready for some positive news? The American economy is surging forward thanks to recent economic growth.  In fact, the jobless rate is the