Better Government Association provides insight into Gov. JB Pritzker's budget proposal

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Gov. JB Pritzker unveiled his $45 billion spending plan earlier this week hoping to help people struggling with inflation.

It calls for up to $300 in property tax rebates and suspending the grocery sales tax for a year. It also allocates $500 million to the state's pension system.

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John Chase with the Better Government Association joined ABC7 to discuss the organization's closer look at the governor's plan.

"It's a good effort by the governor," Chase said. "But there's still a long way to go on the state's massively underfunded pension system."
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