WE ARE ILLINOIS
The Blagojevich-Quinn-Giannoulias Economy
Things have changed a lot in Illinois since voters re-elected Pat Quinn for another four years and elected Alexi Giannoulias as our State Treasurer.
2006 Budget Appropriations: $55 billion (Comptroller’s Office)
2010 Budget Appropriations: $81 billion (Comptroller’s Office)
2006 Budget Deficit: $2 billion (Comptroller’s Office)
2010 Budget Deficit: $12 billion (Civic Federation of Chicago)
Sinking Credit Ratings:
2006 Standard and Poor’s Rating: AA (Comptroller’s Office)
Current Standard and Poor’s Rating: A+ with negative outlook (Comptroller’s Office)
May 2006 Unemployment: 4.7%
May 2010 Unemployment: 10.8%
Rod Blagojevich, Pat Quinn and Alexi Giannoulias. How’s that working out for you?
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