Latest Mostly False Fact-checks on JB Pritzker JB Pritzker stated on June 3, 2021 in a TV interview: Illinois Republican lawmakers “have argued that they want an independent [redistricting] commission, but they didn't do anything about it.” JB Pritzker stated on November 19, 2019 in an interview: Says a study projected that a pension buyout program he expanded would save "billions and billions, potentially $25 billion." JB Pritzker stated on February 20, 2019 in a speech: Says taxing more services, taxing retirement income and increasing the flat-rate income tax would "fall disproportionately on the working poor and the middle class." JB Pritzker stated on September 13, 2018 in a TV ad: "Because of Bruce Rauner, Illinois went 736 days without a budget, delaying funding for schools while local governments were forced to raise property taxes." JB Pritzker stated on August 24, 2018 in a TV ad: Says Bruce Rauner is "misquoting newspapers to lie about J.B. Pritzker." JB Pritzker stated on June 7, 2018 in a campaign ad: "$1 billion—that’s how much Bruce Rauner has wasted with his budget crisis." JB Pritzker stated on March 30, 2018 in a tweet: A recent stomach virus outbreak at the beleaguered Quincy Veterans’ Home shows Gov. Bruce Rauner "is letting persistent health issues jeopardize the wellbeing of our nation’s heroes."