Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis –
Illinois tries harder. According to the Illinois Policy Institute Illinoisans suffer from the second-highest property tax rates in the nation. Illinois is the third most corrupt state in the nation.
But Illinois is solidly in first place in other categories.
Most Convicted Governors
For example, Illinois is at the top of the list in imprisoned governors.
The Huffington Post notes 4 Of State’s Last 7 Governors Were Convicted, Imprisoned
What state can possibly top that?
Lowest Credit Rating
On January 25, 2013 the Chicago Tribune reported Illinois credit rating sinks to worst in nation
Highest Number of Local Governments