With the prospects of less shared resources from the state, smaller units of government may have no choice but to either consolidate services with other units or dissolve. That’s according to a member of Governor Bruce Rauner’s commission on Government Consolidation and Unfunded Mandates. There was a third meeting of the commission Wednesday, a day after the Springfield-area village of Clearlake voted to not dissolve their government. Illinois News Network has more:
Illinois has nearly 7,000 units of government--more than any other state.