Our own Republican Party leaders failed the taxpayers of Illinois

Editor’s note: This linked article was co-signed by these legislators:

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour, R-Effingham; State Rep. Brad Halbrook, R-Shelbyville; State Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills; State Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia; State Rep, Chris Miller, R-Oakland; State Rep. Allen Skillicorn, R-Crystal Lake; State Rep. Dan Caulkins, R-Decatur; and State Rep. John Cabello, R-Machesney Park.

It was discouraging to see many Republican leaders not only vote for these tax increases, but then promote false narratives perpetuated by the tax-and-spend Democrats to excuse their votes.

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