Gov. Pat Quinn has tapped his budget director, Jerry Stermer, as temporary successor to the late Judy Baar Topinka as state comptroller.
Congress isn’t the only government body facing a “financial cliff.” Illinois lawmakers also are being warned about the state’s dire financial situation, which could get even worse if the federal government has to slash funding to the states.
Gov. Pat Quinn says he is going to create a new working group to examine the state’s troubled pension system and recommend changes.
Gov. Pat Quinn has re-hired his controversial former chief of staff, who resigned a few months ago amid an ethics probe.