State Rep's Report
May 13, 2020
When the Governor unveiled his Restore Illinois Plan on May 5th, I was, at first, optimistic. From a 30,000-foot view, the plan was regional with phases of re-opening the state for business so we can begin the critical economic recovery in Illinois. However, as they say, the devil is in the details. As I read and reviewed the plan intently over the coming hours, I quickly saw that there are many unworkable elements of the Governor’s plan.
Let me start by dispelling a common notion— “Do your job, legislators!” A common refrain and a sentiment with which I agree. The legislature in...