Republican State Senator Kyle McCarter of Lebanon says it’s time for the Illinois General Assembly to act. He says running the state without a budget doesn’t accomplish anything and residents and groups need to be ready to hear the word “no” as they solve some of the issues facing the state.
McCarter says getting Illinois back on track financially won’t be easy:
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McCarter says even if Illinois lawmakers tackle issues one at a time, he thinks that’s better than doing nothing and may be more attainable than trying to pass a large budget deal all at once.