Senator: "Lawmakers & Taxpayers Need to Step Up!"

Published 02/01 2012 03:41PM

Updated 02/01 2012 03:44PM

    State Senator Mike Jacobs (D-36th District) says he and his fellow lawmakers need to "step up, show leadership and pull this state out of debt." Jacobs says it means doing what's unpopular sometimes and telling voters "no."
    He says lawmakers can keep adding programs and funding them to keep voters happy, but it's not good government. Jacobs says taxpayers also need to step up and compromise because they're responsible for the multi-billion dollar budget hole Illinois has dug.

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