Illinois budget plan reforms lauded by watchdog

May 3, 2012

Reuters

This article discusses Illinois fiscal crisis and the Civic Federation’s support for Governor Pat Quinn’s FY2013 proposed budget. Illinois’ already low credit rating could face further downgrades if the current legislative session doesn’t produce sensible reforms that match the magnitude of Illinois’ fiscal problems. The Civic Federation is calling on the Illinois General Assembly to approve the Governor's pension and Medicaid reform plans or identify reasonable alternatives.