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Illinois Capital

No Joke: You Paid $700,000 for Doors

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 11.05.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Turns out that Illinois state employees are among the highest paid, though Illinois does not top the list even among Midwestern states. But Illinois also has the fewest state employees per capita of all states. We break it all down in today's infographic. You be the judge of what constitutes "overpaid."

State Has $831 Million In Capital Projects Ready

Progress Illinois | Angela Caputo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

At Barack Obama's press conference last Tuesday, ABC 7's Andy Shaw told him that across the country "mayors and county board presidents and governors ...