Illinois is facing the worst pension crisis of any state, with unfunded obligations totaling $130 billion. Tax increases will only hasten fiscal collapse.
Barack Obama will give his farewell address Tuesday night in his hometown of Chicago, the murder capitol where 4,000 have been killed during his presidency.
Taxpayers are fleeing the Land of Lincoln in record numbers. According to the Census Bureau, Illinois leads the nation for the steepest population decline.
Donald Trump has defeated Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in the Illinois Republican Primary, notching his third win behind Florida (99 delegates), and North Carolina.