Jim Dodge thinks the Chicago Public School (CPS) system epitomizes everything that’s’ wrong with the Illinois government after the Chicago Tribune found approximately 40 students have been sexually abused over the last ten years.
Jim Dodge reasons Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino now facing a federal investigation for campaign finance violations speaks to the way House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) has long held control over the state.
Illinois’ unpaid vendor debt shot up to more than $7.79 billion the week ending July 19, topping last week’s debt load by more than $1 billion and ending a streak of overall debt falling under $7 billion.
Illinois’ unpaid vendor debt stood at $6,726,612,811. 81 during the week ending July 5, slightly down from two weeks earlier when the state comptroller's website showed debt registered at $6,838,969,832.77.