Illinois House slashes $200 million i...

Illinois House slashes $200 million in Medicaid, rejects other cuts

There are 1 comment on the Alton Telegraph story from May 26, 2010, titled Illinois House slashes $200 million in Medicaid, rejects other cuts. In it, Alton Telegraph reports that:

A day after a coalition of Democratic lawmakers proposed $1.3 billion in cuts in an effort to dig the state out of a $13 billion hole, all but $200 million in cuts on Tuesday were slapped down in various House committees.

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Precious

Dwight, IL

#1 May 27, 2010
Why don't they vote to reduce the pay & benefits of the Illinois lawmakers & possibly eliminate some jobs there too, instead of taking away services needed by people? They might be surprised at how well that will help the deficit.

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