illinois budget

McQueary: Proposed Public Budget Meeting Is 'Most Ridiculous Thing' [AUDIO]
McQueary: Proposed Public Budget Meeting Is 'Most Ridiculous Thing' [AUDIO]
Have you heard? Illinois still doesn't have a budget in place. I know. Hard to believe, right? Rockford native & Chicago Tribune editorial board member Kristen McQueary joined the show this week to discuss Illinois' budget crisis and the proposed public negotiation sessions between the Governor and legislative leaders. As...
Illinois Budget Impasse Affecting Emergency Call Systems
Illinois Budget Impasse Affecting Emergency Call Systems
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois residents seeking help through their local emergency 911 systems may be on their own if the budget fight between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats in the Legislature continues. The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprise newspapers reports that without a budget in place, emergency call systems are no longer receiving revenue from a tax on cell phone users...