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The insanity in Harvey, Illinois

It’s happening. We've written about this before. It’s not one big blowup like the subprime crisis, but it is happening, and Harvey is part of it.

Gubernatorial candidates hurling insults instead of addressing 10 trends driving Illinois towards insolvency

With Illinois’ decline in full display for the nation to see, proposals for fiscal and spending reforms should dominate the campaign and political landscape. After all, virtually every budget and economic trend in Illinois is pointing towards insolvency sometime in the near future.

Illinois pensions: Overpromised, not underfunded

For years, the state’s political elite has blamed ordinary Illinoisans for the state’s pension crisis.