Illinoisans express alarm and anger at a government that has failed to align with their interests

Illinoisans express alarm and anger at a government that has failed to align with their interests. Through a variety of segments on Upstream Ideas, Illinois Opportunity Project spokesmen help connect the dots between voters’ visceral understanding that they’re being scammed  and the mechanics of our fixed system. In case you missed them, the following segments discuss recent headlines. Connecting The Dots Revolt …

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GOV. RAUNER CALLS FOR 10-DAY SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION

BALANCED BUDGET, REFORM | June 15, 2017 GOV. RAUNER CALLS FOR 10-DAY SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION “Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday called lawmakers back to Springfield for a 10-day special session beginning next week, to try to put an end to the historic budget impasse. Rauner made the announcement in a Facebook video in which he …

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Seldom talked about cost to people of High Property Tax

Lake County lies about 40 miles north of Chicago’s congested urban landscape. With more than 100 lakes within county lines, the place is aptly named and offers a stark contrast to the nearby city. The Rev. Lisle Kauffman, looking over one of those lakes – Round Lake – still admires it more than four decades …

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