State Rep. Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) is demanding Democrats now in control in Springfield think of everyone before they make the same mistake he feels they did in 2011, when they pushed through a massive tax increase during a lame duck session.
Illinois’ spending plan is fraught with roughly $100 million in wasteful spending at a time when some lawmakers are pushing for even more tax increases, an Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) report details.
Caulkins is running against Democrat Jen McMillin for the 101st District. He thinks the cautionary words by Gov. Rauner in his TV ad should be an effective message to defeat Democrat J.B. Pritzker heading into the last four weeks of campaign season.