Op-ed: Lawmakers need to enact a balanced state budget

Submitted on Fri, 01/20/2017 - 11:08


John Bouman, president of the Shriver Center and chair of the RBC executive committee, and Laurence Msall, president of the Civic Federation, co-authored an op-ed published in the State Journal-Register. The op-ed catalogues the disastrous damage being done by Illinois’ ongoing budget stalemate. It calls on the leaders of both parties to propose a budget that details the revenue sources they would tap and the spending cuts they would make.

Read the full op-ed in the State Journal-Register.