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State Week: Pritzker promotes better fiscal picture, calls for tax relief

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Brian Mackey

Gov. J.B. Pritzker outlined his budget proposal for the next fiscal year. During his speech, the governor touted an improved financial outlook. Pritzker wants to use some of the projected windfall for temporary tax relief along with additional spending on education and other areas. He also targeted Republican critics. Our panel discusses the governor's plan and reaction to it.

Host Sean Crawford is joined by Statehouse Editor Hannah Meisel, Professor Emeritus Charlie Wheeler and Chicago Tribune Statehouse Reporter Dan Petrella.

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