State Republicans Offer Budget Plan With Permanent Tax Relief

State Republicans Offer Budget Plan With Permanent Tax Relief

(IOCI RADIO) – Illinois Senate Republicans are offering a state budget plan with permanent tax relief.

Sen. Chapin Rose of Mahomet said their proposal will eliminate the sales tax on groceries and prescription drugs, freeze the gas tax at 18 cents, raise the property tax credit and more. He noted it would permanent, as opposed to the temporary measures backed by Democrats.

Rose said he and his colleagues are asking the Democrats for “a seat at the table” as the final details of the new state budget are being negotiated.

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