The 44th District Senator says strong job growth – not huge tax increases – is a better way to address budget woes. Illinois is 46th in the nation in job growth. Over the last ten years, Illinois has lost 2% of our jobs compared with the average state which has added 7.5% more jobs. Illinois’ failure to attract business investment has cost citizens more than 700,000 jobs and more than $3 billion in revenue to the state each year.
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