Budget Director Takes the Blame Off Illinois FIRST

Shields, Yvette
November 2002
Bond Buyer;11/6/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31507, p34
Trade Publication
Focuses on the contribution of rising health care cost to the budget deficit faced by Illinois since September 11, 2001. Analysis of the factors that would create problems for governors in the 2004 budget; Estimate of the possible increase in deficit by state officials; Support of the state's public works program FIRST by the budget director; Statistics of the state's revenues for fiscal 2003.


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