* Former Gov. Jim Edgar is back in the news with an interview on Public Radio’s “The 21st”…
Illinois’ economy will suffer for years because of the ongoing budget stalemate.
That’s according to a man who was once responsible for leading Illinois — former Governor Jim Edgar.
“The damage is … the worst damage I’ve seen. I mean even the bad years of Blagojevich and the image he gave of Illinois, I don’t think has done anything as much damage as we’ve seen.” […]
He says there are huge, long-term consequences of students choosing to attend out-of-state universities. And Illinois businesses are threatened by the government instability.
Maybe that’s what JB Pritzker shoulda said yesterday about the state GOP’s attacks. But, hey, it’s just getting started. More on that in a bit.