SPRINGFIELD — Republican U.S. congressmen representing Illinois are weighing in on the state’s debt crisis, and a local think tank says the state could save money in health-care costs for retired public employees.
U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, of District 14, and U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Wednesday released the “Illinois Debt Report.”The state’s unpaid bills and unfunded obligations, they said, are unsustainable.
“Illinois cannot afford to continue on its current path,” Hultgren said in a news release. “And Washington will not bail the state out.”
Read the full report HERE