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A Message To The Governor

Illinois Democrats have never needed a compromise to get a budget passed. They had veto-proof majorities - and now have a majority -  in the General Assembly. They could have had any budget they wanted at any time. They don’t care about a budget. They care about continuing their favor-factory model of government. But they needed Republican capitulation to continue it. They wanted Governor Rauner to give them political cover for a massive tax hike. And that’s exactly what he just did. Pat Hughes explains in this week's Upstream Ideas' Two Minute Warning.

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