Republican incumbant Paul Jacobs talks about 118th District House of Representatives

(KBSI) – Republican incumbant Paul Jacobs is running for the 118th District of the House of Representatives in Illinois against Democrat Van Ikner.

Jacobs had a wide majority of the votes with nearly 70 percent. Democrat Van Ikner had 30 percent of the vote.

“We’re ready to go back to the state house and do some good, do some work, get some more bills passed that we got passed before,” Jacobs said. “There are a lot more things we’ve got to go back and do. We’ve got to go back and work on the safety bill, the Safety Act as it is called. It has a lot of problems with it.”

“We’ve got to work on getting taxes down. We have to get where we’re business friendly. We’re losing too many businesses. When you lose Caterpillar and Boeing and so many other businesses to other states and their specific reason for leaving is workman’scompensation. Too many property taxes. Too much tax in general. You know you’ve got to do something different. That’s what we’ve got to work on. We’ve got to do it bi-partisan. We’ve got to get both sides to do it. I think we’re going to make some in roads. We’re going to make some progress of picking up some few seats where we can at least do some more things there.”

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