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In early 2002, former Illinois Comptroller Dan Hynes warned about the deteriorating condition of state finances. In March, Hynes warned that the bill backlog had hit $1.2 billion, which he said was the largest in the state’s history. Eleven...
Deadbeat Illinois: With a little under half of its overall operating budget being held up in Springfield, the Knox County Council for Developmental Disabilities has had to get creative to stay afloat. About $2 million of the Galesburg group’s...
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