illinois state treasurer en IL Treasurer Monitoring Debt Crises <p></p><p>Illinois&#39; treasurer says he&#39;s monitoring the debt ceiling showdown in Washington and the impact it could have on the state&#39;s finances.</p><p>Members of Congress continued late Tuesday to search for deal that would allow raising the country&#39;s cap to borrow more money in order to pay its bills. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:18:11 +0000 The Associated Press 35756 at IL Treasurer Monitoring Debt Crises Illinois treasurer has $1.6B in unclaimed property <p>Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is asking residents to go online and find out if they or their relatives can claim any of the $1.6 billion in unclaimed property being held by the state.&nbsp; Abandoned bank accounts, stocks, items in safe-deposit boxes and other unclaimed property are turned over to the treasurer’s office when the owners can't be found. &nbsp;The treasurer's I-Cash program attempts to return property to the rightful owners or their heirs. Last year, it returned more than $100 million worth of property.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 12:56:02 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 21770 at Illinois treasurer has $1.6B in unclaimed property