Sen. Sam McCann (R-Plainview) had made his third-party run for governor official in a new YouTube video, where he blasts Gov. Bruce Rauner, along with Democrats, as failing the state and leading it "down the wrong path."
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is sticking up for the bill she recently introduced that she argues gives Illinois residents who file an Inspector General complaint in state government more of a voice in the process.
Unpaid vendor debt in Illinois spiked to $8,211,831,466.22 the week ending April 6, after recently dipping below $8 billion for the first time in recent memory, according to the state comptroller’s website.
The state of Illinois lost $9.9 billion in net worth in 2017, dropping its “total primary government net position” to negative $137 billion, according to the state’s newly released Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2017.