General Assembly sends Pritzker budget buoyed by 1st surplus in years, loaded with temporary tax relief with ahead of election

Rep. Greg Harris (D-Chicago) debates the budget in the House while Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) argues next to the stack of budget papers in the Senate on Saturday morning. [Blue Room Stream] 

Lawmakers sent Gov. JB Pritzker a budget around 6 a.m. Saturday morning that will pay down debt and shore up state reserves along with a $1.8 billion tax credit package Democratic supporters said will help people who are stressed by inflation.


via Springfield News – The Daily Line

April 11, 2022 at 06:20AM

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