Recent Wirepoints Originals
The speeches last night said most of what you need to know about the election.
Dog chasing tail? Legislation Proposed to Authorize Illinois Treasurer to Buy Receivables Owed by the State – Wirepoints Original
Are you overloaded with debt? Ever consider just buying the invoices you owe to your creditors? Lots of questions jump out about this.
Illinoisans don’t like how they’re being disrespected by their politicians – paying ever-higher taxes for ever-fewer services. So they leave. One of those people leaving is a North Shore neighbor of mine moving to Colorado. For him, the calculus was simple. Stay and pay more and more for a government he trusts less and less, or leave and save $1 million dollars.
You didn't really think the bond sale and tax increase would fix this, did you?
Backward. That's where we've gone on political will to address pensions. That was the topic in my monthly Crain's Chicago Business article this week, and this election for governor shows it.