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Subject:  Illinois aiming for the bottom Date:  1/26/2013  10:57 AM
Author:  telegraph Number:  668358 of 744671

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services dropped the credit rating for Illinois Friday, putting it on track to have the lowest rating among U.S. states.

The decision by S&P follows the collapse earlier this month of a proposal in the Illinois legislature to address the deepest public-pension shortfall in the nation.


The downgrade of the state's bond rating to A- from A puts Illinois on par with California. However, S&P has a negative outlook for Illinois, while its outlook for California is positive. Moody's Investors Service already gives Illinois the nation's lowest rating,


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Owebama's home state......he did his part to ruin it before he bugged out....


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