The big stories are often untold, which is why we look across the state and look at events and trends. In our weekly review, we look at Gov Pritzker telling Chicago he's not interested in the state taking on their pension mess.
With July 1 marking the start of the new fiscal year, the state has the largest annual budget in history and the largest Capital Spending bill in history. As the dollars begin to flow, will this be the start of a turnaround? The good news is, this week one Illinois firm decides to stay and expand their operations in Chicago.
Schools are happy to have budget predictability return, and with $375 million more than in last year's budget -- but will new mandates on schools cause eat into those millions?
And we take a fast look at some of the most competitive congressional districts - and what Republicans are looking to flip them back into the GOP column.
It's our week in review, with a look ahead... for July 11, 2019!
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