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Illinois officials are poised to consider the status of the pension Dennis Hastert receives for the time he served in the state's General Assembly. The Illinois General Assembly Retirement System's … Click to Continue »
With just 10 days to go until Illinois enters its third year without a budget, resulting in the state's imminent downgrade to junk status and potentially culminating in a default for the state whose unpaid bills now surpass $15 bill...
More than a week after voters cast their ballots on Election Day, Democrat Mike Frerichs was poised to become Illinois’ new state treasurer over Republican Tom Cross in one of the closest general election contests in decades.
Illinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to "junk" status, which would deepen its multibillion-dollar deficit and cost taxpayers more for … Click to Continue »