Butler Questions Long-Term Impact of Budget Proposal

Today, new Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker presented his Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal before a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly. State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) expressed surprise that the proposal relies so heavily on gimmicks previously decried by Democrats and the same failed policies that have created record debts.

“It’s surprising that the Governor would acknowledge the $3.2 billion structural deficit on the one-hand, yet propose to close it with similar gimmicks decried

Today, new Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker presented his Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal before a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly. State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) expressed surprise that the proposal relies so heavily on gimmicks previously decried by Democrats and the same failed policies that have created record debts.

“It’s surprising that the Governor would acknowledge the $3.2 billion structural deficit on the one-hand, yet propose to close it with similar gimmicks decried

Today, new Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker presented his Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal before a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly. State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) expressed surprise that the proposal relies so heavily on gimmicks previously decried by Democrats and the same failed policies that have created record debts.

“It’s surprising that the Governor would acknowledge the $3.2 billion structural deficit on the one-hand, yet propose to close it with similar gimmicks decried