Well, yes, entirely true

If Gov. Pritzker had raised taxes in 2019, our budget problems in 2020 wouldn’t be so bad

So is the following true:

If Gov. Pritzker had cut spending in 2019, our budget problems in 2020 wouldn’t be so bad

3 thoughts on “Well, yes, entirely true”

  1. The pension shortfall in Illinois is way beyond where any kind of feasible tax increase or discretionary spending cut would make any appreciable difference. The state constitution has to be amended and pension benefits are going to have to be reduced. There is no other way.

  2. ‘when he had a almost infinitely deep well of goodwill in the legislature’

    I can translate: he could have snuck it through then.

    People are fleeing NY and Kaliforniastan. Why not get them to flee Illinois as well?

    ‘If Gov. Pritzker had raised taxes in 2019, our budget problems in 2020 wouldn’t be so bad’

    Laffer curve has been suspended in Illinois.

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