McAuliffe Responds to the Budget Address

This afternoon, Governor Bruce Rauner addressed a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly and laid out his framework for working towards a balanced budget this legislative session. State Representative Michael McAuliffe (R-Chicago) was pleased to hear a budget proposal that was balanced and had vision for the future:

“Today the Governor presented a budget that demonstrated fiscal constraint while responsibly paving a path for Illinois’ future. I was delighted to hear the prioritization of investing in K-12 funding and ensuring that the foundation for our state’s next generation of leaders and job creators is secure,” explained Rep. McAuliffe. “A focus on a balanced budget that encourages job growth is vital for the prosperity of all Illinois taxpayers and I was happy to hear ideas that increase the competitiveness of our state economy on the regional landscape.”

McAuliffe represents Illinois’ 20th House District which includes all or portions of Chicago’s 41st and 38th Wards, Franklin Park, Schiller Park, Rosemont, Norridge, Harwood Heights, Des Plaines, Niles and Park