GOP state House candidate Bos says $42 billion budget creates even more problems for Illinois
Republican state House candidate Chris Bos fears the $42 billion state budget passed by Illinois Democrats only stands to create more issues for the long troubled state.
“This level of irresponsible spending ultimately falls back on every family and every child for generations to come,” Bos, now running against incumbent state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen (D-Libertyville) in the 51st District, told the Lake County Gazette.
Bos, a Lake Zurich native, argues that harsh reality is as evident as it gets when one considers a provision in the new spending plan that Democrats banded together to send to the desk of Gov. J.B. Pritzker stands to make Illinois the first state in the country to provide Medicaid regardless of immigration status. As of July 1, 2021, undocumented immigrants over the age of 65 with incomes of $12,670 or less would be eligible to receive Medicaid benefits. ...
“We need to get back to the days of representing people instead of a party, and listening to voters instead of party bosses.” - Chris Bos
Originally posted on June 6, 2020 by Lake County Gazette.