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Feds who send arms against ranch families betray American values
Topic - Ralph Martire
The grueling teachers strike is over. Now comes the hard part for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
"Every penny you use for poor theater decisions is a penny you can't use to educate an inner-city child," he said. "I know it's a relatively small amount of money, but it's absolutely unjust for state government to be kicking that money in that industry this year."
Ralph Martire, executive director of the Chicago-based Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, said Illinois shouldn't be contemplating tax credits when it has billions of dollars in debt.