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People Are Angry About The State Budget

Jan 7, 2016

Illinois State Capitol
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There's a conspiracy theory circulating about the state budget standoff. It goes like this. Both Democrats and Republicans realize the situation cannot be fixed without a lot of pain. Both sides have an interest in helping their electoral chances by having someone else to blame and not so much to compromise on their values. So, cuts get made willy nilly without planning. In this conversation with Charlie Schlenker, State Representative Dan Brady rejects this notion.