WSIU InFocus

Gov. Jim Thompson

Special | 27m 36s

Former Illinois Governor James R. Thompson discusses the need for Illinois to broaden its tax base by considering a tax on services as a way to bring much-needed revenue into the state's coffers. Despite the fact that the state's last two former Governors had been sent to federal prison on corruption charges, Thompson believes the vast majority of public officials in the state are honest.

Aired: 12/12/13

Rating: NR

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WSIU InFocus is a local public television program presented by WSIU.