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Solutions For Struggling Local Governments

Illinois – with nearly 7,000 units of government – has many municipalities in financial crisis. On this edition of Illinois Rising, Dan Proft and Pat Hughes discuss with City Journal's Aaron Renn ways struggling municipalities can bounce back from their precarious financial situations. They also discuss how a Springfield lobbyist has become wealthy from gaming the system, and they talk about a new report showing Chicago as the number one city from which people are leaving. Also, hear the latest developments on the Cook County sweetened beverage tax and the likelihood of its repeal.

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