Martwick releases statement in response to the governor’s State of the State address

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois State Senator Rob Martwick (D-Chicago) released the following statement in response to Gov. JB Pritzker’s State of the State address on Wednesday:

“I look forward to working with Gov. JB Pritzker on strengthening our communities. We need to work in a bipartisan manner to reduce high property tax bills to ensure working families across the 10th Senate District see substantial savings.

“I’m also pleased to hear the governor’s commitment to transitioning to renewable energy efforts. We must prioritize consumers and climate over big utility corporations. With the governor’s support, I look forward to working with my colleagues in the legislature to pass meaningful legislation that will create jobs, reduce harmful emissions and ensure our children do not pay for past generations mistreatment of our ecosystems.”