The Times has an article on Illinois’ ranking as the most broke state in the nation:
Those interested in lots of numbers can check out the Illinois Auditor General’s webpage:
We’ve been incredibly fortunate here at SU throughout the years-long state budget crisis. Yes, we’ve had serious funding cuts and have had to make a lot of sacrifices, but we’re still able to serve our people. We have the potential for revenue with our new shredding business, a $100,000 grant to support our services through June 30 of next year, and the support of an incredible community. All in all, we’re optimistic, though we know that clouds will hang over us until Illinois’ budget issues are addressed.