Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's CCAP restrictions, which will shut out an estimated 90 percent of new applicants from the program, "will harm the Illinois economy and cost taxpayers more in the long run," SEIU* Healthcare Illinois Vice President James Muhammad said on a Monday morning conference call.
He was joined on the call by small business advocates from the Main Street Alliance and Small Business Advocacy Council as well as a policy expert from Innovation Illinois, a Chicago-based progressive think tank.
widespread agreement that the current tax system is broken and is not
serving the best interests of the economy or the country,” said Joshua
Welter, director of special projects for the Main Street Alliance.
“There is growing momentum to do something this year.”