Category Archives: Illinois

It’s Baaaaack: The Illinois “Privilege Tax” Bill!

It’s Baaaaack: The Illinois “Privilege Tax” Bill! | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-02-01/its-baaaaack-illinois-privilege-tax-bill Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Illinois taxes showing all the profitable businesses the door…

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Illinois Unveils Another Shocker: Sell $107 Billion In Debt To Fund Insolvent Pensions

Illinois Unveils Another Shocker: Sell $107 Billion In Debt To Fund Insolvent Pensions | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-27/illinois-unveils-shocker-sell-107-billion-debt-fund-insolvent-pensions Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Greece is an economic catastrophe to the EU, Illinois is an economic cataclysmic nightmare for the … Continue reading

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The Incredible Shrinking Illinois: High Taxes And Low Economic Freedom Have Led To State Crisis

The Incredible Shrinking Illinois: High Taxes And Low Economic Freedom Have Led To State Crisis | Zero Hedge https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-24/incredible-shrinking-illinois-high-taxes-and-low-economic-freedom-have-led-state Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Unless Illinois voters start electing Conservatives, it’s going to get uglier (think Argentina)…

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Illinois Lost 1 Resident Every 4.3 Minutes In 2017, Dropped To 6th Most Populous State

Illinois Lost 1 Resident Every 4.3 Minutes In 2017, Dropped To 6th Most Populous State | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-12-20/illinois-lost-1-resident-every-43-minutes-2017-dropped-6th-most-populous-state Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Illinois, under Democrat management for so long, now shows clearly the effects of Liberal … Continue reading

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20% of Illinois Lawmakers to Quit: They Risk Some Pension Benefits if They Get Booted Instead of Retiring

20% of Illinois Lawmakers to Quit: They Risk Some Pension Benefits if They Get Booted Instead of Retiring | MishTalk https://mishtalk.com/2017/10/05/20-of-illinois-lawmakers-to-quit-they-risk-some-pension-benefits-if-they-get-booted-instead-of-retiring/ Re-posted from MishTalk. Geoff Geoff Comments: Illinois has been mismanaged for decades, now, finally, it’s rats off a sinking … Continue reading

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Illinois Unpaid Vendor Backlog Hits A New Record At Over $16 Billion

Illinois Unpaid Vendor Backlog Hits A New Record At Over $16 Billion | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-09-19/illinois-vendor-backlog-hits-new-record-over-16-billion Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Illinois and Chicago are Bankrupt, someone should let them know…

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Illinois Had The Worst Personal Income Growth In The U.S. Over The Past Decade

Illinois Had The Worst Personal Income Growth In The U.S. Over The Past Decade | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-07-29/illinois-had-worst-pesonal-income-growth-us-over-past-decade Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: We have been writing about the horrible state fiscal condition for nearly seven years, with … Continue reading

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One Chart Shows The Awful Fiscal Trajectory Of Chicago Area And Illinois

One Chart Shows The Awful Fiscal Trajectory Of Chicago Area And Illinois | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-07-27/one-chart-shows-awful-fiscal-trajectory-chicago-area-and-illinois Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Illinois and Chicago are on a doomed trajectory, and no contemplated actions can prevent the collapse and … Continue reading

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Metro Area Unemployment: Which States Are in Reverse? Spotlight Illinois

Metro Area Unemployment: Which States Are in Reverse? Spotlight Illinois | MishTalk https://mishtalk.com/2017/07/13/metro-area-unemployment-which-states-are-in-reverse-spotlight-illinois/ Re-posted from MishTalk. Geoff Geoff Comments: Illinois and Chicago, what a pair to draw to… Governor Rauner is Zero-44 for accomplishing reforms he set out to do… … Continue reading

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Illinois Budget: What it Does and Doesn’t Do (Surprise Giveaway to Muni Bondholders?)

Illinois Budget: What it Does and Doesn’t Do (Surprise Giveaway to Muni Bondholders?) | MishTalk  https://mishtalk.com/2017/07/12/illinois-budget-what-it-does-and-doesnt-do-surprise-giveaway-to-muni-bondholders/ Re-posted from MishTalk. Geoff Geoff Comments: They passed the first budget in three years, HOWEVER, in is not a balanced budget, does not fix … Continue reading

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