Rep. David McSweeney Says The New School Funding Plan May Cause More Harm Than Good

The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson

In this Aug. 25, 2015 photo, llinois Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, speaks to lawmakers while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. McSweeney, who was one of a handful of “no” votes against the first major budget deal reached in a year says a tax increase becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy because with every day that goes by, the deficit is getting worse, Thursday, July 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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This morning on the Spin, Rick speaks to Republican state Rep. David McSweeney of Barrington Hills. The two talk about the potential deal on a new state school-aid formula for dividing state money up to the public schools. But is a near-deal good enough and will it fly in the legislature?