Skip to comments.Mendoza, Pritzker warn of budget cuts without federal money
Posted on 08/05/2020 6:43:45 AM PDT by AT7Saluki
Some Illinois statewide officers are sounding the alarm about potential budget cuts amid the COVID-19 pandemic if the federal government doesn't provide additional money to states, but a public finance watchdog said its an opportune time for reforms to shore up spending in the state. ... There certainly will be significant cuts that will have to be made to life safety, to education, to so many things that I care really deeply about, Pritzker said. But this is going to be up to Congress. They're the ones who have the ability to help us.
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If you depend on your rich uncle sam to help you pay your water bill, you need to re-think your financial strategy.
Cutting police budgets doesn’t motivate voters anymore.
This is your new, lower salary.
The old one will be restored when our revenue streams get back to normal.
I got a 10% salary reduction in 1984 because of the Bell breakup.
It’s always police, fire, and teachers first.
Give the kids a khanacademy.org account, sell the cop cars at auction, and they’ll be good.
In response to gross financial mismanagement on the part of elected officials, Illinois voters will turn out in greater numbers to vote Democrat.
That will fix it.
Note to Mendoza and Pritzker: Fire up the chainsaw!
Sure, blame it all on
Everybody else in the country is taking a budget cut, why shouldnt they?
Boo Hoo for today’s teachers. Let Black Lives Matter feed them.
When prodded about budget cuts I've had RATs ask me: Well....what are you willing to do without?"
Oh, about 90% of your buddies, the do-nothing, overpaid bureaucRATs who actually work on RAT campaigns every other year....
AT THE TAXPAYER'S EXPENSE.
Bail yourselves out, you dug the hole.
Go screw yourself, Governor Creosote.
“...They’re the ones who have the ability to help us.
Nope. Open up the state for business or suffer.
Sorry, Uncle Sugar says no!
Raise your own taxes to cover the losses.
Don’t worry, with $1-2 Trilion in further “stimulus” coming, I have no doubt Democrats will make sure a lot of that finds its way into IL teacher’s unions, city workers, and state pension funds.
It’s always public pensions and cadillac health bennies first.
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