Two fiscally conservative state lawmakers said the plan to raise taxes is just more of the same. State Sen. Kyle McCarter, R-Lebanon, and state Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, said lawmakers should cut spending rather than raise taxes. The latest budget proposal in Springfield would use $5.4 billion in tax increases and $2.7 billion in spending cuts to balance a new state spending plan.
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