High corporate, property taxes stunt job growth in Illinois By Michael Carroll

Studies: High corporate, property taxes stunt job growth in Illinois By Michael Carroll Shutterstock photo ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Illinois imposes a higher tax burden on its businesses than most of its Midwest neighbors, according to newly released economic data that some observers say proves the state lags in attracting businesses. An April Anderson Economic Group …

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17% OF ILLINOIS HOMES ARE SERIOUSLY UNDERWATER

17% OF ILLINOIS HOMES ARE SERIOUSLY UNDERWATER   Madelyn Harwood / JOBS + GROWTH MAY 11, 2017 Illinois’ sky-high property tax rates and lackluster economic growth have aggravated the state’s housing crisis. Nearly 17 percent of Illinois homes with mortgages were seriously underwater as of the end of 2016, according to a report by RealtyTrac. …

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ILLINOIS SENATE MOVES TOWARD MAKING ILLINOIS A SANCTUARY STATE

Editors note: After reading this article I wanted to scream “IDIOTS”. We in Illinois don’t have a budget and there is none in sight. We in Illinois elect people that want to spend more money than we take in. We in Illinois want to give public sector employees raises every year and tax everything that …

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