Rep. David McSweeney: “They should lock us in the Capital until we get a budget without a tax increase.”

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Representative David McSweeney joined the show to talk about a mandatory pay raise that is coming to those in Springfield and his belief that Illinois needs a budget deal before any representative should take that raise. He’s giving his raise away, and he criticized both sides of the aisle for putting this state in the financial position that it is.