Fun with numbers
Monday, Nov 28, 2016
* From the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Illinois page…
And, of course, the pension liability has continued to rise even after the tax hike partially expired, so that argument is essentially meaningless, although it does sound good to the teevee people.
…Adding… More from the governor’s round of morning show appearances. This one from WGN TV…
More jobs would create more revenues. But how many more jobs can be created and how much additional revenues would they generate? He doesn’t say. Lowering the property tax burden would conceivably free up money that could be used for job creation, but how much? Again, he doesn’t say.
Also, too, properly funding schools will require more money, not less. And I’m not quite sure how term limits will “benefit the budget.”