To The Editor:
Recently, the governor unveiled his budget proposal to the Illinois General Assembly and although many details are still missing, it is quite clear that this budget will impact our region of the state. In the face of a $750 million deficit for the current year and difficult economic conditions predicted over the next year, now is the time for fiscal responsibility.
In order to improve transparency in the budget process and get more information to the public and elected officials, we will be hosting a hearing on the state budget in South . . .