Pritzker’s migrant spend­ing scru­ti­nized by leg­is­la­tors

Pritzker’s migrant spending scrutinized by legislators

(The Cen­ter Square) – The Pritzk­er admin­is­tra­tion is work­ing to jus­ti­fy to Illi­nois leg­is­la­tors the pro­posed $52.7 bil­lion bud­get and Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s abil­i­ty to trans­fer funds uni­lat­er­al­ly. 
Dur­ing a Sen­ate Appro­pri­a­tions Com­mit­tee hear­ing in Spring­field Wednes­day, state Sen. Chapin Rose, R‑Mahomet, said his­tor­i­cal­ly, gov­er­nors have had a 2% trans­fer pow­er, but then it increased to 4% and now it’s up to 8%. Rose said it makes it hard to see where tax­pay­er mon­ey is going. Rose specif­i­cal …