Koster, US Sue S&P Over Pre-Crisis Mortgage RatingsThe U.S. government says Standard & Poor's knowingly inflated its ratings on risky mortgage investments that helped trigger the 2008 financial crisis.
Topinka: Ill. Agencies Face $1 Billion ShortfallAgencies surving poor, elderly, children in need of financial transfusion.
Gov. Quinn to Deliver State of State Message “Governors want to project a sense that they’re in charge, and there are things to talk about besides huge budget deficits and financial crisis.