Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford said Friday he's cutting his office budget 2 percent for next fiscal year, which will make his $8.4 million operating budget lower than it was a decade years ago. But he said he also wants the state legislature to permanently reduce the money the treasurer's of
People with connections to the Illinois treasurer's office got early notice of a limited offer that added cash to college savings accounts, giving them an edge over thousands of people who were shut out of the deal. Treasurer Dan Rutherford tells the Chicago Tribune that early word was sent out
The Illinois treasurer has bad news for thousands of people who put money into college savings accounts last week: They're not getting a matching donation they had expected.Participants in the Bright Start savings program were told that deposits of up to $250 would be matched dollar for dollar.