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By Frank Keegan | State Budget Solutions
The “State of the States” report released recently puts hidden state and local debt at $7.3 trillion, stating: “States do not account to citizens in ways that are transparent, timely or accessible.” If state and local governments fail to act decisively now, cities, towns and counties will go bankrupt, and states could fall [...]
By Jayette Bolinski | Illinois Watchdog
SPRINGFIELD – Add the Prairie State to the list of state secession petitions filed with the White House.
Two separate online petitions ask that the White House “peacefully grant the State of Illinois to withdraw from the United States of America and create its own NEW government.”
One petition was created Sunday [...]
By Kevin Binversie | Wisconsin Reporter
John Dillinger was a dangerous man. Who knew he could rob from state coffers like he robbed from banks?
Back in 2008, the state was all aglitter: “Public Enemies,” directed by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate Michael Mann, would be on location filming in Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Columbus and outside the Little Bohemia [...]