'Who Ruined Illinois?': Interview with Daniel Vock

May 4, 2018

Credit Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois

Mounting pension debt, persistent cash flow issues, and political gridlock – Illinois has a lot of problems. But it wasn’t always this way.

In a recent article for the magazine Governing, Daniel Vock examines how the state got here

"Our research was looking at the biggest factor in the downward trends in Illinois finances and public confidence – it appears to be the governors," Vock told NPR Illinois in an interview.