"While we still need to get beyond the usual smoke and mirrors to
read the fine print of Governor Blagojevich's budget plan today, it
is clear his plan includes the largest spending, largest borrowing,
and largest tax increase in Illinois history.
Blagojevich's plan does nothing to address the fact working families
are facing skyrocketing electric rates, a lack of good jobs and
rising property taxes.
"In order to reform education and health care, we first must
reform the way Illinois does business, and Governor Blagojevich's
massive taxing and spending plan sounds more like business as
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