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Agencies surving poor, elderly, children in need of financial transfusion.
The state’s plan is to first pay off bonds used to pay to construct the prison. After that, the governor has said the state should focus on paying down some bills.
“The success of our small businesses is key to getting our economy moving again,” said Illinois Comptroller Judy Barr Topinka.
Topinka said. “I don’t want pie in the sky. I don’t want to hear about all sorts of new programs that are going to cost the state money when we can’t pay for old programs.”