Two lawmakers hoping to win the GOP nomination for Illinois governor have talked about the state economy at a forum. State Senators Bill Brady of Bloomington and Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale were both at the Lincoln Reagan Day lunch Saturday in Bloomington sponsored by the McLean County Republican Party. Two other candidates, businessman Bruce Rauner of Winnetka and state Treasurer Dan Rutherfordof Chenoa, didn't attend. Brady says if elected he would make sure Illinoisans gets tax cuts. Dillard says he would pursue major tax reforms as part of his economic plan. The primary election is March 18. The GOP winner will face either Democratic Governor Pat Quinn, or Quinn's opponent, anti-violence activist Tio Hardiman of Chicago, in the November general election.
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