Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday signed into law an extra $1.5 billion in spending for road construction and child welfare investigations, even as Republicans decried the measure as including ill-timed, pork barrel money.
via Chicago Tribune.
What is wrong with this guy? Really?
Quinn already stopped a bond auction because the rates for Illinois bonds are too high (and only going to go higher.)
Illinois already has $9 billion in unpaid bills. There’s also the looming pension time-bomb that no one wants to talk about.
What does The Machine not understand?
STOP SPENDING MONEY!