Wilcox insists state can't 'tax itself into prosperity'

by Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | May 18, 2018, 11:38am

Craig Wilcox reasons the tenor of the people tells you everything you need to know about the condition of the troubled state of Illinois.

“The fact that businesses and families are fleeing Illinois reveals that something is systemically flawed in the way that this state operates,” Wilcox told the Lake County Gazette. “Illinois has already experienced a significant exodus of people, who have taken their talents and their tax dollars to other states that do not foster such an uncertain climate for both families and businesses. If we don't act to resolve this now, then the task of doing so in the future will only become more challenging.”

Wilcox’s fiery words were fueled by a recent Chief Executive’s 2018 “Best and Worst States for Business” report, which for the fourth straight year ranked Illinois No. 48 of 50 states, ahead of only New York and California.

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