Why is Lisa Madigan moving to stop State Worker pay?

Published on Feb 3, 2017  Upstream Ideas

Illinois state senators are pushing multibillion dollar tax hikes on struggling Illinoisans as a “solution” to Illinois’ budget woes. But on this edition of Illinois Rising, Dan Proft, Illinois Policy’s Michael Lucci and former state Sen. Steve Rauschenberger explain how the state can’t afford more tax hikes, and why Springfield politicians are misguided for suggesting them. State Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton, also joins the show to discuss her support for the Illinois Policy Institute’s budget – which reforms spending and doesn’t raise taxes.

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