With over a quarter of Illinois residents on Medicaid, the truly needy are pushed to the side because the state just doesn’t have the funds to cover all these enrollees. As a result, there are long waiting lines to receive care, and many hospitals can’t afford to see patients because unpaid bills from the state pile up.
Why is it Chicago Democrats’ first instinct to tax us more rather than eliminating wasteful spending and using existing funds more responsibly? Is it that they don’t respect us? Is it that they don’t care?