financial crisis


Koster, US Sue S&P Over Pre-Crisis Mortgage Ratings

The U.S. government says Standard & Poor’s knowingly inflated its ratings on risky mortgage investments that helped trigger the 2008 financial crisis.


Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka (Judy Baar Topinka Website)

Topinka: Ill. Agencies Face $1 Billion Shortfall

Agencies surving poor, elderly, children in need of financial transfusion.


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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.


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