As much as he would like to see Illinois finally on the road to repairing its fiscal crisis, Republican state Rep. Brad Halbrook (Shelbyville) admits there are things about Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s capital-improvements plan that he still cannot quite comprehend.
Republican state Rep. Dan Caulkins (Geneva) sees all too familiar warning signs in the gas tax bill now set for a full House vote after recently being green-lighted by the Illinois House Revenue and Finance Committee.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider finds it difficult to seriously consider Gov. J.B. Pritzker's graduated income tax-hike proposal, given the source of the plan's own history of personal finance.
State Rep. Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) did not mince words when discussing the case of an Illinois man who qualified for a Teacher Retirement System (TRS) pension after having worked as a substitute teacher for just one day.