From The Desk Down State
February 9, 2022
State Sen. Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) released the following statement after Gov. J. B. Pritzker delivered his Budget Address to a joint session of legislators Feb. 2 via a virtual broadcast from the Old State Capitol.
“How appropriate that this Governor presented his assessment of Illinois and his plan for the upcoming budget on Ground Hog Day. His speech was full of hope for sunshine but did not acknowledge the shadows of more fiscal winter looming. He is proposing to give Illinois families short-term, one-time relief, instead of the meaningful tax reforms they need. He is throw...