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S&P Lowers Illinois’ Credit Rating To Worst In The Nation

State treasurer Dan Rutherford says it only adds to the amount of interest the state will have to pay as it borrows more money.


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Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford Considers Run for Governor

“I believe that if you are a retiree, your pension benefit is what you get. That’s what you deserve,” Dan Rutherford told reporters before a presentation in Springfield.


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Bond Rating Agency Warns Illinois Of Possible Rating Cut

The agency says public pension reform is critical to Illinois’ fiscal position.


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Illinois Auctioning Off Unclaimed Property

The treasurer’s online unclaimed property auction is set to start at 10 a.m. Nov. 26 and will close at 10 p.m. Nov. 30.


Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney watches fighter jets taking off after walking off of his campaign plane at Des Moines International Airport on Oct. 26, 2012 in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney’s Illinois Team Staying Optimistic

“If we all do what we know we need to do, (Chief) Justice (John) Roberts will ask Mitt Romney to raise his right hand to become President of the United States,” Dan Rutherford said.



Illinois State Treasurer Pushes Back Against Prison Plan

With the prison population at an all-time high, the state needs the space at Tamms and Dwight, says state Treasurer Dan Rutherford.



Illinois Tries to Bail Itself Out

Now, the governor is asking everyone to cut 9 percent from their budgets.



China Hosting Illinois Treasurer

The Republican’s office says taxpayers aren’t footing the bill for his trip, which runs through September 2.


Illinois May Owe You $$$$$$$

The state treasurer wants to get rid of $1.5 billion in assets, and he hopes using the State Fair will move things along.



Restoring History: Illinois’ Treasury Vault

The current vault, is full of things like gold bars, jewelry, coins, stamps, even Mickey Mantle baseball cards.




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