Illinois Nearing Financial Collapse: Former Springfield Mayor Frank Edwards on Steps to Turn State’s Finances Around

Springfield:  We sit down with Frank Edwards, the former Mayor of Springfield, and talk to him about how he turned the City of Springfield’s budget massive deficit into a surplus.

Former Mayor Edwards explains how legislators need to push for spending cuts, as he did, as well as reduce property taxes and expand the sales tax so the state can get back on firm financial footing.