So, I'm sitting here in the office looking at an email from IllinoisPolicy about mayoral salaries here in Illinois, and I'm starting to think that perhaps I've made a vocational error. I'm learning that some of Illinois' mayors are among the highest-payed mayors in the entire world.
We've written extensively in this space about Illinois' ongoing budget woes. A year without a spending plan in place, lack of, or extremely delayed payment of bills, worries over school closures and shortfalls, etc. Like I said, we've written about it, as have many others. Now, 43 Illinois mayors have written about it, too.
Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network
Senators who sit on appropriations committees spent Monday afternoon hearing tales of woe from local mayors who do not want the state to halve, as proposed, the municipal share of the state income tax revenue...