Follow the high-speed rail spending

May 24, 2014 

Here we go again. Billions of dollars for high-speed rail in Illinois. Local and state politicians are backing this management of taxpayer dollars. These people have their hot and ready hands out for rail stops and their share. Yeah, sure. No dollars for state employees, pensions, schools and overdue bills.

Does Illinois have financial priorities? No, just rich politicians hoarding and wasting tax dollars on unnecessary purchases and projects. Is this why we are broke? We paid for it.

Darrell Robinson

Freeburg

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