Illinois is the first state in the union whose debt is approaching junk bond status, but it is not alone.
Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey are coping with even bigger problems thanks to large accumulated debts, underfunded pensions and looming deficits.
Many US territories are also facing financial disaster due to poor fiscal management.
The citizens of states that manage to spend its tax dollars responsibly should not have to pay for those that do not.
Ask Congress to pass a law forbidding the use of federally funded tax dollars to bail out states or US territories that cannot manage their out of control spending.
Sign the Petition Below: