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Republican House members congratulate Speaker Madigan on 32% tax hike



SPRINGFIELD – Without the help of Republican House members, Governor Rauner's veto of a 32% tax hike would have prevailed and leverage for reforms would have remained intact. But Republicans Steve Andersson, David Harris and others sabotaged the effort.

After the vote, House Speaker Mike Madigan crossed the aisle to shake the hands of those that put politics ahead of true reform. Illinois Policy Institute caught it all on video:


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  1. Andersson and Fortner WILL have opponents in the coming Primary. Prospective candidates for each have already stepped forward this week.
    Now the question is; will the Illinois GOP stand aside and let this “play out” on a fair and equal basis, or will the state GOP play favorites and support the traitor incumbents, as usual?