LG Candidate Garrett: Quinn Hasn't Cut Spending Enough To Raise Taxes
State Sen. Susan Garrett (D-Lake Forest), a leading candidate to fill
Scott Lee Cohen's vacancy on the Democratic gubernatorial ticket, told
the AP Tuesday afternoon that Gov. Pat Quinn and other Illinois
Democrats have not cut costs enough to warrant an income tax increase. "The message," she said, "has not been articulated to the general public."
In an interview with the Capitol Fax, she also suggested that pensions reforms must come before lawmakers implement a tax hike. Watch it: