Illinois lawmakers believe that taking more money from citizens is the solution to the problem they created

Call to Action IL Senator McConchie Outlines the Simplicity of the Budget Crisis Written By John Biver Two years after the “temporary” income tax expired, rapacious Springfield lawmakers are once again working toward raising our taxes, supposedly in order to solve the state’s fiscal problems. This time they want to raise the state’s income tax from 3.75 percent …

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Senate Bill 9’s tax on home repairs would fall hardest on Illinois’ middle-class and senior residents.

Illinois Senate proposal would tax home repairs Senate Bill 9’s tax on home repairs would fall hardest on Illinois’ middle-class and senior residents. Members of the home building industry say Senate Bill 9’s tax on home repairs would fall hardest on Illinois’ middle-class and senior residents. An amendment to a bill currently sitting in the …

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Fix it!!!! Unfunded Pensions

At a time when everything coming out of the Illinois Senate seems to involve multibillion-dollar tax hikes, one senator is finally offering real reform for the state’s biggest fiscal crisis: its pension system. State Sen. Dale Righter, R-Mattoon, has sponsored new legislation that would help state government workers take back control of their retirement savings. …

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