S&P Pushes Back on Proposed State Budget

One ratings agency says the budget proposed by Governor JB Pritzker is a very small step towards improving the fiscal situation in the state of Illinois. S and P Global Ratings says the way Pritzker lays out the budget with two spending plans: one based on a graduated income tax plan being approved by voters and the other without the tax changes -raises credit risks. Pritzker focused on S and P praising the proposed budget for a lack of creative accounting.

The Governor’s proposed budget is just that, proposed. Lawmakers are slowing beginning the budget making process at the state house.

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