Illinois Boss Madigan, offers new demands, says property tax relief part of ‘extreme right-wing agenda’

Steve Balich Editors Note: Government of the people by the people and for the people is gone in Illinois thanks to the iron fist of Madigan. It may be that Madigan wants to bankrupt the State and the State Pension funds which are now and have been unsustainable. As taxes increase, property value decreases, as …

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Lawmakers blame poor policy decisions for Illinois’ near-worst income growth

Lawmakers blame poor policy decisions for Illinois’ near-worst income growth By Michael Carroll | Illinois News Network Jun 23, 2017 Shutterstock photo ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Nearly every state in the union has outpaced the rate of personal income growth in Illinois since the recession set in a decade ago, according to recent economic data. The …

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It’s A Beautiful Day To Stop A Massive Tax Hike

It’s A Beautiful Day To Stop A Massive Tax Hike Watch now. In his state address, Rauner calls for compromise. But is that just a euphemism for another “c” word–capitulation? The compromise is a massive tax hike that the Wall Street Journal calls “The Illinois Capitulation.” What if Madigan calls Gov. Rauner’s bluff? Is Rauner focused on …

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