States cry for aid but Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, co-chairs of Obama's debt commission,...

|By:, SA News Editor

States cry for aid but Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, co-chairs of Obama's debt commission, say states can’t count on the federal government for more budget bailouts. But Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says comparing her state to Greece is "ridiculous... We have provisions in our constitution that are very protective of those who purchase bonds."