Illinoisans share the most substantial tax burden in the nation. It is causing a mass movement of families and businesses to flee the state. We must work to make Illinois a place worth living instead of worth leaving.

The corruption in Illinois has damaged the state's reputation. We need new representation that will not prop-up the leadership that has allowed public corruption to go unchecked.

Illinois does not have a revenue problem; the state has a spending problem. We must prioritize spending and balance the budget without the budgetary gimmicks that cause deficits.