State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, issued the following statement today on the FY24 Illinois state budget:
“The biggest takeaway from this budget is that the Democrat majority is voting themselves a second pay raise in the last six months while allowing the one-year sales tax holiday on groceries and school supplies to expire, which will hurt Illinois families during this time of record-high inflation. The elimination of the scholarship program that helps low-income families find better opportunities for their kids’ education is one of this budget’s worst and most willful oversights. In short, this budget raises the cost of living on local families who are once again being shortchanged by the Governor and his allies.”
Representative Sosnowski serves the 69th District which includes portions of Winnebago, Boone, and McHenry Counties.