Tags : Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability

Fact Check: Was Gov. Rauner right about a prior move to reduce pension payments?
Feb 16, 2017

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Illinois pension debt, 5-year forecast causing numbers fatigue syndrome
Nov 17, 2016

MATT DIETRICH: Madeleine: Please excuse any typos from me today as I can no longer hold my head ...

Illinois budget deficit much worse than $7.8B, analysis finds
Sep 30, 2016

Remember the $7.8 billion budget deficit we've been telling you about? Well, it's actually proj...

A $7.8 billion deficit and 5 other things to know about the Illinois stopgap budget
Jul 18, 2016

The Illinois stopgap budget signed into law on June 30 might have been -- somewhat -- good news f...

Don't tell the governor, but the stopgap budget he signed is $8 billion out of balance
Jul 15, 2016

[caption id="attachment_49621" align="alignnone" width="400"] Gov. Bruce Rauner meets with legisl...

Voters, lawmakers, scientists to Rauner: Forget savings, don't close Illinois State Museum
Jul 14, 2015

In looking for ways to save the state money as Illinois budget discussions drag on, there is one ...

Pekin's perplexing pension predicament an example for all
Jun 11, 2015

"He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.” -Chi...

Taxpayers deserve solutions to pension crisis, not more gimmicks
Mar 26, 2014

During the debate on the Affordable Care Act, then House Speaker Nancy Pelosi famously said, “W...


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