Illinois is about a quarter of the way into its fiscal year and building up debt along the way.
A new report says it's a return to detrimental policies that landed Illinois in an unstable financial position in the first place.
There was one, glaring question for lawmakers last spring: what were they going to do about the temporary income tax?
Illinois hiked rates in 2011, but only until midway through this fiscal year. The 5% rate rolls back to 3.75% in January.