While devastating some programs, Rauner’s cuts wouldn’t be enough – Chicago Sun-Times
Altogether they represent only $242 million in savings. That’s one-half of 1 percent of what Illinois spends in a year.
Comment: How about a 15% across the board pay cut for state and local government? How much would that save? That would be harsh and unfair, but harsh and unfair is what you have to do in emergencies. And that would be just the start of what’s needed.