Illinois Treasurer Won't Sign Off on Plans for $78 Million Fund Transfer

Shields, Yvette
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/11/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32088, p40
Trade Publication
Reports on the disapproval of treasurer Judy Baar Topinka on the plans of Governor Rod Blagojevich to dip into various state fund surpluses to help balance the budget in Illinois. Total fund transferred to the general fund since the General Assembly gave budget director John Filan the authority; Request of Topinka that all transfer requests be placed in an escrow due to recent court decision; Content of the letter from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.


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