Mid January, 2022 Newsletter

‘Astounding’ Revenue Surge Continues The massive, unanticipated windfall of additional revenues to the state continues with the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference revising revenues upward Friday by $3.16 billion for the General and School Aid funds...

Early January, 2022 Newsletter

Bombshell: UIA Paid $8.5B In Fraudulent Claims The Unemployment Insurance Agency paid a stunning $8.5 billion in fraudulent claims, a report released Wednesday said, leading to a sharp rebuke from Republicans in the state. A Deloitte report released Wednesday...

Early December, 2021 Newsletter

62% Of Bonding Proposals Pass; 82% Of Money Asks With 100% of the results from Tuesday’s election in statewide, 82% percent of the 130 tax proposals on Tuesday’s local election ballots succeeded while 18% failed. With results from DeWitt and other school...

Early November, 2021 Newsletter

62% Of Bonding Proposals Pass; 82% Of Money Asks With 100% of the results from Tuesday’s election in statewide, 82% percent of the 130 tax proposals on Tuesday’s local election ballots succeeded while 18% failed. With results from DeWitt and other school...

Late October, 2021 Newsletter

  Redistricting Commissioners Discuss Criticisms Ahead Of Public Hearings Just days before the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission¬†begins a thrust into public hearings through the rest of October, select members of the body said Monday that they hear...

Early October, 2021 Newsletter

Redistricting Holds Surprise Vote To Publish Lone Senate Map A single Senate map was approved for publication by the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission on a 5-4 margin Friday, catching many watching the meeting off guard as a vote was not listed on the...