Post Tagged with: "Illinois deficit"

May 2, 2014 04:32

25% of Obama’s Home Staters Consider Illinois Worst Possible Place to Live

Half of Illinoisans would leave the state if they could, according to a recent Gallup poll. That percentage is the highest of any state in the nation.

April 9, 2013 07:39

Illinois – Poster Child for Failed Leftist Government

Ruled by Democrats for decades, Illinois ranks 45th when considering fiscal policy, regulatory policy and personal freedom.

January 11, 2011 18:38

Will the last one out of Illinois turn out the lights

Failed welfare state Illinois is bankrupt and is raising its income tax 66% to 5% and corporate tax 45% to 7%. Lower tax states are preparing for an exodus of businesses and residents.

December 30, 2010 04:43

Illinois Governor Wants to Borrow $15 Billion to “Balance” the Budget; Illinois Total Unfunded Liabilities Exceed $200 Billion Already

The state of Illinois elected a Keynesian nutcase of epic magnitude in Governor Quinn. Quinn’s latest brainstorm is to borrow $15 billion to “stabilize things”.

October 5, 2010 08:07

Illinois Deficit Forecast Grows as Financial Ills Deepen, Comptroller Says

A report yesterday projects a fiscal 2012 deficit of $15 billion or more, while this year’s budget calls for $26 billion in spending. The state’s financial condition “continues to deteriorate,” Hynes said, citing a 36 percent surge in fiscal 2010 bills to be paid from current-year revenue.