Questions about costs surround Pritzker's United Kingdom trip

Andrew Hensel  |  July 25, 2023

"As Gov. J.B. Pritzker and business leaders across the state travel to the United Kingdom for a business trade mission, some have questioned the state of business at home and taxpayer costs involved in the trip.

Pritzker and Illinois House Speaker Emanuel "Chris" Welch, D-Hillside, are part of a 40-person group that includes education officials and business leaders. The group is headed to the U.K. to discuss manufacturing, clean energy and technology, quantum, higher education collaboration, and other industries.

Sheila Weinberg, of Truth in Accounting, said the Illinois taxpayer could end up being on the hook for the trip's costs..."

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