While Gov. Bruce Rauner and other state lawmakers continued to congratulate themselves for passing a budget on time, the Civic Federation issued an analysis that found it “does not address Illinois’ biggest fiscal challenges, including a backlog of unpaid bills that currently stands at $7.5 billion.” The U.S. Supreme Court OK’d an Ohio law that purges voters from the rolls if they don’t cast a ballot or respond to a postcard. That law has been opposed by Attorney General Lisa Madigan.

Want to read the whole article?

Members of The Daily Line get full access to articles associated with their subscription, including our archives, spreadsheets, and reports, along with our daily newsletters and exclusive offers on our special events.

Sign up