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Pritzker Takes Office- Faces Illinois Budget

Adam Schuster- Illinois Policy Institute

The Annie Frey Show
January 16, 2019 - 2:36 pm

What are we anticipating from the Governor JB Pritzker's budget address?

“He is coming into office with a huge amount of physical debt on his hands,” Adam Schuster explained.

Pritzker made a lot of promises on the campaign trail. How is he going to pull off these promises without raising taxes, which he said he wouldn’t do? “He made a lot of promises on the campaign trial that were based off of an alternative reality,” Schuster said.

Schuster says Illinois Gover JB Pritzker is a "political novice."  

A key issue of this budget address will be pension payments. Pay raises will be another issue to look out for.

Illinois Policy Institute has Five Pro-Taxpayer Reforms that they think the new Governor should consider.

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