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Illinois Governor Asks For Federal Bailout, Again

(Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP, Pool)

Illinois Governor JB Pritkzer is asking the state’s members of Congress to find as much money as they can. Pritzker yesterday wrote a letter to Congressional leaders about Illinois’ need for anywhere between five-billion and 500-billion-dollars. The governor says Illinois will be at least five-billion-dollars short in the next state budget, and that could lead to layoffs and fewer government services.

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