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Steve Schnorf

  • Aired: 02/07/2013
  • 26:38
  • Rating: NR
Steve Schnorf is the former director of the Illinois Bureau of the Budget and senior budget and policy advisor to former Illinois Governors Jim Edgar and George Ryan. Schnorf is one of the most respected experts on the Illinois budget and tax policy in the Prairie State. He discusses the state's long battle with budget deficits, the chronic underfunding of the state's public five pension systems
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