Ted talked with Tom Miller of WJPF this week about Gov. Pritzker’s first act in office: he granted raises to state workers, worth hundreds of millions, before contract negotiations with AFSCME have even begun. And Pritzker says he doesn’t even know the cost of those raises. Worse, he may know, but doesn’t want to tell Illinoisans how much.
Whatever you think of Pritzker, that’s a poor way to start an administration, especially in a state as broke as Illinois.
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