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Illinois Policy's Kristina Rasmussen Breaks Down Springfield's Grand Bargain
Illinois Policy's Kristina Rasmussen Breaks Down Springfield's Grand Bargain
As an Illinois taxpayer, maybe you're aware of something being worked on in Springfield called "The Grand Bargain." As Illinois Policy's Kristina Rasmussen explained to us today on the WROK Morning Show, given the host of financial problems our state has--it's not grand, and it certainly not a bargain for taxpayers.
What Does Illinois Need?
What Does Illinois Need?
I know, that's kind of a loaded question. We need lots of things in this state, primarily money. According to a report out by Reboot Illinois, we've got some serious cash problems (among other things). Currently sitting at around $111 billion, Illinois' unpaid pension debt is the highest in the nation ... Read More ...
Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey With 'Riley & Scot' [AUDIO]
Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey With 'Riley & Scot' [AUDIO]
Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey joined us on the show this week to discuss a number of issues that have been simmering over the past month or so. First on the agenda was funding for the future AAR facility at the Rockford Airport. Both the Rockford City Council and the Winnebago County Board now have approved payments for their respective share of the costs...