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IL's New Low: A Historically Bad Credit Rating

Illinois' credit rating was downgraded to one notch above junk status, the lowest in the country. On this edition of Illinois Rising, Dan Proft and Pat Hughes talk about how the state got there with economist Jeffrey Dorfman. They also discuss a new education funding bill that passed the General Assembly that would effectively take money from other school districts to pay for Chicago Public Schools. And what are the prospects for Right to Work to become a national policy? A case originating in Illinois could be headed to the Supreme Court that would make that a reality.

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