At least the the children in the CC correction system are doing better. The State Congress wants to increase the sales tax, the county wants to increase the sales tax. Yikes, less hope none of this happens we are already one of the most expensive State, County and City to purchase in.
Periaca and some other people were on "Chicago Tonight" on PBS. They talked about how at least 10% of the county spending (including what employees did or didn't do) was not efficient. That equals about $270 million. If that 10% waste could be trimmed, the budget would balance better.