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Pritzker’s untruth: Illinois’ budget is billions out of balance

By Ted Dabrowski, Wirepoints | Jun 17, 2019

Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois’ budget is balanced "for the first time in decades." That’s the claim he made upon signing Illinois’ $40 billion budget for 2020.

Toilets and skyscrapers

By Ted Dabrowski, Wirepoints | May 7, 2019

Chicagoland’s political elite know exactly how to pass the property-tax buck onto everyone else. They use their powerful connections to cut their own property tax bills and push the costs onto other unsuspecting residents. And that’s left many lower-income homeowners footing ever-larger tax bills.

Every Illinoisan must see these two charts

By Mark Glennon, Wirepoints | Apr 12, 2019

Whether you know nothing or everything about Illinois’ state and local fiscal crises, take a moment to digest these two charts below, recently published by the Wall Street Journal.

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