Home WP Original Stories Mendoza, Pritzker warn of budget cuts without federal money – Center Square Mendoza, Pritzker warn of budget cuts without federal money – Center Square August 5, 2020 22 Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Print 22 Comments Newest Oldest Most Voted Inline Feedbacks View all comments anonymous 1 month ago Mendoza? really I only thought she knew how to play soccer. (Her political ads). 0 Poor Taxpayer 1 month ago NO CUTS EVER. It will rain snowballs in hell first. Raise taxes, give everyone more incentive to leave ASAP. 3 Chase Gioberti 1 month ago Quit threatening and do it. 1 S and P 500 1 month ago Here’s some earthshaking news from pension planet. Ben Ming is out at CalPERS. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-06/calpers-cio-exit-followed-judgment-lapse-state-controller-says?srnd=premium 0 Daskoterzar 1 month ago Budget cuts. Nah, Never going to happen. He’s just threatening and opening his mouth…it would take real stones to actually do what he says…he has none. Jabba and the Illinois Government is hiding the Cares Act money to use for pension payments if the Fed does not save them. Unconscionable that the State has not moved that money into the marketplace and used it for the purpose it is intended. What are you waiting for? Doesn’t make sense…until you factor in Illinois Corruption…then it makes perfect sense. 10 Platinum Goose 1 month ago Somethings missing here, where’s the part where they blame Rauner. 11 Rick 1 month ago Yes budget cuts. You can start by furlouging all the school custodians since the schools won’t be getting dirty. Maybe most of the administrators too. Mendoza I can think of many non essential workers to cut. Why do you immediately threaten to cut essential workers over gov union workers? 12 Jane 1 month ago So glad Trump is not going to save Illinois’s rump. Fix your own dang mess, Pritzker. I’ll leave when it gets too painful. 😉 12 Mendoza Fan 1 month ago I’ve always admired Susanna Mendoza, a class act who’s another Judy Baar Topinka. -14 Being Had 1 month ago Reply to Mendoza Fan By way of affiliation, one difference is that Judy Baar Topinka was a republican. -4 Fed up neighbor 1 month ago Reply to Being Had And a worthless turd 0 Topinka Fan 1 month ago Reply to Fed up neighbor Judy Baar Topinka rocks! She should have been governor. -3 Topinka Fan 1 month ago Reply to Fed up neighbor Judy Baar Topinka rocks! She should have been governor. -4 Admin Mark Glennon 1 month ago Reply to Mendoza Fan Topinka was candid. Mendoza is dishonest. 2 Chase Gioberti 1 month ago Reply to Mark Glennon Topinka is directly responsible for Obama. 0 Richard Poo Millersky 1 month ago Reply to Chase Gioberti How? Topinka wasn’t Democrat. 🤔 0 nixit 1 month ago Reply to Mark Glennon Mendoza is Topinka without a conscience. -1 Richard Poo Millersky 1 month ago Reply to nixit L Last edited 1 month ago by Richard Poo Millersky 0 Poor Taxpayer 1 month ago Just raise taxes like they always do. Cut spending, NEVER, NEVER, NEVER. 5 NB-Chicago 1 month ago Ted– tried to make a comment about earlier warning from Mendoza. Crains article from yesterday is reporting Illinois has spent least of its CARES ACT federal relief $dollars$ to date of any neighboring state at 15.3%. While Indiana, for example, has already spent over 46% of there CARES ACT relief $dollars$. Seems mighty suspicious, whats going on–Mendoza’s warning of catastrophe but has barely spent the fed relief funding already distributed? Is state possibly hording fed bailout $, hoping if there is a change in Washington after election that rules will be loosed up and allow state to spend funds on… Read more » Last edited 1 month ago by NB-Chicago 8 Bill 1 month ago Wow! Budget cuts, who’d ever would’ve thunk it!? Let’s start with the menu at the executive mansion: No more than one big mac per person per meal and no more than three meals per day also no food brought in from the outside. Now if J Beluga wants to take part in the two whoppers for $5.00 deal that Burger King is running, he should be allowed to do so but only after first losing about 50 pounds of fat. 7 UnclePugsly 1 month ago Pritzker needlessly locked down the whole state when it wasn’t warranted, nor backed by science. Pritzker made a bad situation worse. Federal taxpayers shouldn’t be on the hook for Pritzkers incompetence and malfeasance during the China virus. 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