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House Republicans troubled by Pritzker’s revocation of his own board appointments House Republicans troubled by Pritzker’s revocation of his own board appointments

House Republicans troubled by Pritzker’s revocation of his own board appointments

House Republicans on Thursday accused Gov. J.B. Pritzker of revoking his own state board appointments as political retribution for votes he did not agree with.  “We came down here today because we think it's important to call attention to some seemingly heavy-handed tactics that the administration has taken recently regarding some dissent,” Republican Rep. Tom Demmer, of Dixon, said. 

House GOP: Unexpected revenue means no new taxes needed House GOP: Unexpected revenue means no new taxes needed

House GOP: Unexpected revenue means no new taxes needed

One day after lawmakers learned the state collected $1.5 billion more in tax revenue than was expected in April, House Republican leadership argued Wednesday that the good news is proof that new taxes are not needed to right the state’s financial ship.  “We now have the money to balance the budget with no new taxes, no tax increases," House Republican Leader Jim Durkin...
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