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Comptroller Mendoza Releases Comprehensive Overview of Illinois Disastrous Finances
Source: State of Illinois

State net deficit climbs to $126.7B, spending on health & social service programs plummets.

SPRINGFIELD – With no relief in sight, Illinois’ finances deteriorated at an alarming rate in fiscal year 2016 as net deficit totals spiked to a staggering $126.7 billion, according to an annual report released on Tuesday by the Office of Illinois State Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza.

The State’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, paints a worsening outlook for the State’s financial future on this unsustainable path.

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