Report Recommends Ways To Consolidate Local Governments In Illinois

(Oak Brook, IL) — Illinois officials are recommending 27-ways to consolidate local governments around the state. Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti presented Governor Rauner with the final report done by the Local Government Consolidation and Unfunded Mandates Task Force. Sanguinetti says the report reveals the inefficiencies within local governments. Data from the U.S. Census of Government shows that Illinois has more local units of government that any other state in the nation.