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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and legislative leaders

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announces a debt-reduction package on Thursday, March 24, 2022, in Springfield, Ill. Pritzker joined other Democratic leaders on Thursday to announce a budget deal they say would offer nearly $2 billion in tax relief.

John O’Connor

Springfield Recap: New budget includes $1.8 billion in tax cuts for Illinois residents

Illinois Democrats have approved a balanced budget plan for 2023 that includes $1.8 billion in tax cuts and direct inflation payments for thousands of residents across the state.

Reset checks in with two reporters for the latest in Springfield.

GUESTS: Dave McKinney, WBEZ state politics reporter

Hannah Meisel, NPR Illinois government and politics editor

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