Rauner: Illinois Can Balance Budget Without Taxes

(Springfield, IL)  —  Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is telling supporters the state’s next budget can be both balanced and tax hike free. “The State Journal Register” reported yesterday on a four page fundraising letter from the governor. In it, Rauner says taxpayers deserve a balance budget, and that he’d consider tax increases only if they are combined with reforms to save taxpayers money.