SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, released the following statement after Gov. JB Pritzker’s second annual budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly:
“In his budget address this week, Gov. JB Pritzker outlined an honest and open evaluation of the budgetary and financial challenges we face as a state. While we have taken steps to improve Illinois’ financial status by attempting to level spending with incoming revenues, more remains to be done to stabilize our financial and budgeting practices going forward.
“I share the governor’s commitment to working collaboratively with members of the House and Senate to better prioritize the use of taxpayer dollars while also improving our financial future.”