Assistant House Minority Leader Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, issued the following statement today in response to Governor JB Pritzker’s Budget Address to a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly:
“Unfortunately, there was nothing in the Governor’s speech about how to make Illinois a better place to create jobs and opportunities for working families, or provide property tax relief for the thousands of families who need it here in the Fox Valley and across Illinois. It was all about how to tax more and spend more without any government reforms whatsoever. The Governor offered more of the same failed fiscal policies that have resulted in record state debt and have driven families and jobs out of Illinois. Moving forward, I will work with the Governor and my colleagues on the other side of the aisle to move the needle of state priorities toward the areas of property tax relief and making Illinois a more welcoming place for the men and women who create jobs for families in today’s economy.”
Rep. Wheeler serves the 50th District, which includes portions of Aurora, North Aurora, Batavia, Geneva, Campton Hills, Elburn, Montgomery, Oswego, Plano, St. Charles, Sugar Grove and Yorkville.