Tag: Illinois
Another Really Bad Idea in Illinois

California isn’t the only state with a federal government-funded bullet train project that will never live up to expectations.

Illinois’ Really Bad Idea

By nearly all fiscal measures, the state of Illinois is a basket case.

Time for Bond Investors, Especially in Chicago, To “Know What You Own”

Four U.S. cities went belly up recently, and all declared bankruptcy largely due to unaffordable government pension costs. The outcomes of these bankruptcies should make everyone think twice about lending money to cities with serious public pension debts. The graphic below shows the outcome of the municipal bankruptcies in Vallejo, Detroit, Stockton, and San...
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