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Not everyone is buying Pritzker’s claim of balanced budget

Jim Dey  |  June 17, 2019

“Not everyone is buying Pritzer's story. Indeed, to hear some tell it, what he characterizes as financial prudence sounds more like a story spun by Gov. Pinocchio. ‘Pay no heed to Gov. Pritzker's latest budget victory lap or the 'new era of fiscal stability.' Illinois' alarming budget gap speaks for itself,’ writes Sheila Weinberg, chief executive of Truth in Accounting. … The wonks have analyzed Pritzker's budget and found the usual gamesmanship, flim-flam and phony estimates that combine to create a balanced budget fiction.”

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