still too high

The Illinois state budget spending has increased according to a report made by the Illinois Policy Institute. A 2% increase means $34.2 billion in spending compared to $33.5 billion that's been originally reported.

Senate Democrats are requesting an additional $480 million in additional appropriations which translates to an additional $1 billion in spending! The formula for more debt is in place. Spending reduction demands need to be met so that Illinois businesses have a chance to grow.

Download the Illinois Policy Institute report here.

"The Illinois Policy Institute outlined a $27.6 billion budget plan that would have been sustainable without January’s tax increase. It included appropriate funding for core government services, and a full payment to the state’s pension funds and bondholders." - from the report
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