Town In Illinois Starts Laying Off Police Officers & Firemen Because Of Pension Crisis

Cracks in the Illinois pension system are now starting to turn into breaks.

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Oklahoma Has To Use Tobacco Settlement Money To Cover Medicaid Spending

States spending on medicaid is growing bigger and ways to fund it are becoming more creative.

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Deadbeats: State of Illinois Has Almost $1 Billion In Late Fees From Unpaid Bills

The State of Illinois just recently borrowed $6 Billion to pay past due bills of its $17 Billion backlog. Continue reading →

Half of the State of Ohio’s Budget Goes To Medicaid

Medicaid expansion via Obamacare is eating up revenue in Ohio’s budget. Now Governor Kasich, who at one time called himself a “conservative”,

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City Board Members of Terre Haute May Face Criminal Prosecution

Under a new law enacted in Indiana, city officials and school board members who don’t use proper accounting rules to fix their debt, face possible misdemeanor charges and loss of office.  Continue reading →