Speaker Welch’s Statement On S&P’s Ratings Upgrade

“For the first time in decades, Illinois has received not one, but two bond rating upgrades. I am incredibly proud of our state’s responsible financial choices that continue to improve our fiscal standing, as well as put hardworking Illinoisans and their...

Speaker Welch’s Statement On Moody’s Ratings Upgrade

“There’s consensus—not only have all three rating agencies upgraded our state’s outlook, but now Moody’s has given Illinois a full credit upgrade. Thanks to responsible and balanced budgets, as well as sound economic policy decisions, we continue to...

Speaker Welch’s Statement Regarding Fitch Ratings Upgrade

“This improved outlook is yet another example of what our state is capable of with strong leadership and responsible economic policy decisions. All three rating agencies have upgraded Illinois’ outlook which is proof we can support families, invest in...