SPRINGFIELD, IL –After listening to the Governor’s budget address today, State Senator Terry Link (D-Waukegan) had questions about how the state could raise revenues to help pay for some of the programmatic cuts the Governor has proposed.


“One way to bring more dollars to our state is with tourism,” stated Link.  “The tourism industry in Illinois generated over $5 billion in tax revenues and provided over 300,000 jobs for the state last year alone.  This is an area we cannot afford to cut in the upcoming budget.” 


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