Despite outflow of high earners, Dem gov. candidates push progressive tax

Despite outflow of high earners, Dem gov. candidates push progressive tax By Cole Lauterbach | Illinois News Network Billionaire Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker has a campaign ad touting the supposed unfairness of Illinois’ current flat tax. Image from J.B. Pritzker’s YouTube channel ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK With an entire year until the 2018 election for …

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Trades jobs could be answer to problem of high unemployment for minorities

Trades jobs could be answer to problem of high unemployment for minorities By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Tory Davis, Business Services Manager with the Illinois Department of Employment Security, said that trades jobs provide opportunities to many kids. Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Andrew Fuchs, training director for Plumber, Steamfitters and HVAC Local 137, said that …

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Fewer taxing bodies means fewer Illinoisans leaving, Will County Board member says

Fewer taxing bodies means fewer Illinoisans leaving, Will County Board member says REAL ESTATE Glenn Minnis | Nov 9, 2017 Will County Board member Steve Balich is worried that township leaders opposing a property tax freeze are really angling for another tax increase. “When I hear townships oppose freezing taxes, it tells me those elected officials from …

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