Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Stimulus Must-Reads at Illinois Review

Two must-read items today at Illinois Review. The teasers: Do What's Right.org calculates your bailout bill According to the calculator on Do What's Right.org if Obama succeeds, our household's federal income taxes will increase by 20 percent and we'll be paying $302 more a month to pay our fair share of the Democrats' stimulus package scheduled for a vote in the U.S. Senate tomorrow. (Click title for full article) Stimulus Watch lists billions for Illinois projects Illinois' $3,108,484,657 take in the federal stimulus package would fund the fourth highest number of state projects, following California's 1971, Florida's 1752 and Texas' 1240. Stimulus Watch's list is misleading, though, because Chicago is not included as one of over 100 Illinois cities whose mayors have submitted "shovel-ready" projects. Is your town listed? (Click title for full article) Those Illinois towns listed are below, sans links. To see the links and details of the the projects, get over to Illinois Review. Addison • Alsip • Alton • Amboy • Arlington Heights • Aurora • Bartlett • Blue Island • Bolingbrook • Bollingbrook • Bourbonnais • Bridgeview • Buda • Bureau Junction • Burnham • Calumet City • Canton • Carbon Hill • Carpentersville • Cedar Point • Channahon • Cherry • Chicago Heights • Cicero • Coal City • Crest Hill • Crystal Lake • Dalzell • Depue • Diamond • East Brooklyn • Elgin • Evanston • Frankfort • Gardner • Glendale Heights • Glenview • Glenwood • Grand Ridge • Granite City • Granville • Harvey • Hennepin • Hickory Hills • Highland Park • Hoffman Estates • Homer Glen • Homewood • Kangley • Kinsman • Lansing • LaSalle • Leland • Lombard • Lostant • Lynwood • Manhattan • Manlius • Mark • Marseilles • Matteson • Mazon • McNabb • Mineral • Moline • Morris • Naplate • Neponset • Niles • Normal • North Chicago • North Utica • Northbrook • Oak Brook • Oak Park • Oglesby • Olympia Fields • Orland Park • Ottawa • Palatine • Palos Park • Park Forest • Paw Paw • Peotone • Peru • Princeton • Quincy • Richton Park • Riverdale • Romeoville • Sandwich • Sauk Village • Schaumburg • Seatonville • Seneca • Sheffield • Sheridan • South Holland • South Wilmington • Spring Valley • Standard • Streator • Thornton • Tinley Park • Tiskilwa • Toluca • Tonica • Troy Grove • Varna • Verona • Watseka • Wenona • West Brooklyn • Woodridge • Worth • Wyanet (To see this list with full links, click here) CNB RSS Feed

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