The 21st Show

State of the State: Government finance experts

David Merriman alongside Paula Worthington

David Merriman alongside Paula Worthington

Before Governor Pritzker delivers his speech, we are joined by David Merriman and Paula R. Worthington to discuss credit upgrades, ramping pension contributions, and corruption in Illinois.


David Merriman

James J. Stukel Presidential Professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Paula R. Worthington

Senior Lecturer and Academic Director, Harris Policy Labs, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago