Illinois Deficit More Than 43-Billion Dollars

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Published on June 24 2012 1:33 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Wayne Moran

(Springfield, IL)  --  The state of Illinois is running a deficit of more than 43-billion dollars.  A report by the Auditor General looks beyond the state's budget and examines all assets the state owns.  The deficit's rapid growth is noted since 2006 when it was near 19-billion dollars.  The AG says the state's deficit is the largest in the U.S.