Illinois Government Jobs Could be Affected by Cost Saving Plan
Posted on February 18, 2009
Could a new agenda of cost-saving measures effect those with Illinois government jobs?
Gov. Pat Quinn recently announced a series of cost-saving measures in an effort to help Illinois with an expected $9 billion budget deficit for the 2009 and 2010 budget. The changes effect all state agencies and the fiscal 2009 budget immediately.
Quick and decisive action is needed to address Illinois unprecedented budgetary crisis, Quinn said in a press release. Better financial management and increased belt-tightening are necessary as we begin to deal with this serious problem. I want everyone in Illinois to know that we are working every day to solve this budget crisis and restore the states fiscal health.”
The cost-saving plan includes: