Comparing Illinois Government Workers with Those of Other States

A Friend of McHenry County Blog found this 2017 U.S. Census information comparing state and local government employment numbers in Illinois with those in other states: Category Illinois Rank FTE per Capita Illinois Rank Pay per capita Total States this category … Continue reading

BGA Takes on Excessive Number of Local Governments, Lack of Legislative Competition

The following BGA piece, first published in the Chicago Sun-Times on June 1st, is reprinted with permission of the Better Government Association. Local Government Has Obesity Problem Public agencies need a crash diet, with unnecessary units of government eliminated and … Continue reading