But my question to the state of Illinois is, "If you are willing to lay off these positions, do we really need them in the first place?"
In case anyone is lost the Cook county beverage tax that was supposed to start on the 1st of July has now been pushed through. But due to the delay Cook county is supposedly out 17 million dollars that it would have made off just 28 days of this tax. Now, due to the delay, supposedly hundreds of workers whole we seem to not need will possibly be out of jobs.
Just seems like more fluff for Illinois. Stop wasting our tax money, then you will not need to raise taxes.