State must prioritize refilling unemployment fund or saddle businesses with tax hikes

Posted2/20/2022 1:00 AM

Gov. J.B. Pritzker's budget address claimed fiscal responsibility and touted $1 billion in tax relief for Illinoisans. It sounded great, but here is the issue: Illinois' financial situation was temporarily improved because of a federal bailout, not because of improved fiscal leadership.

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