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Fitch Ratings says Illinois is the worst in the nation when it comes to debt and pensions as a share of residents’ personal income. The state's total debt amounted to more than 28 percent of Illinois residents’ personal income.
Moody’s wants to update its rating methodology to increase the influence that debt and pensions have on the overall ratings of state governments. That’s bad news for Illinoisans and the state’s economy. Illinois’ credit is already just one notch above junk – the worst of any state.
Mandatory ‘Implicit Bias’ Training For Illinois Teachers Quietly Became Illinois Law – Wirepoints Original
Coming to your local school, whether you like it or not.
Major attention to Illinois emigration data from Wall Street Journal but nothing in Illinois press. What gives? – Quicktake
Read, if you have access to it, that Wall Street Journal editorial headlined "Illinois Drives People Away." The primary data it cites is this: The Prairie...
Teachers’ union to Rauner: Thanks for the money, now we’re endorsing your opponent – Updated – Quicktake
Still largely unnoticed is that the new school funding formula provides an additional $350 million for schools every year for ten years. Governor Rauner...
The Sun-Times editorial board finally wrote something everybody should agree with, linked here. "Do the time, then we’ll decide if you’ve done the crime." That's...