Ted was on Illinois Rising last week discussing the state’s recently enacted 2019 budget.

“For the political elite, this budget is a perfect sign of progress. They’re all getting along. There are no fights. No impasse. No real debates over reforms. Everybody is lined up to do the exact same things we’ve been doing forever.”

“The sad thing for Illinoisans is this budget is not good for them. It contains no real reforms and does nothing to change our downhill trajectory”


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A budget for lawmakers, not Illinoisans

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