Will County approves $551 million budget Cutting the Tax Rate Again

Will County approves $551 million budget Susan DeMar LaffertyContact ReporterDaily Southtown The Will County board unanimously passed its 2018 balanced budget, calling for expenses of $551 million while holding the line on taxes. Republicans hailed the budget as being “much more transparent” and reflective of “true costs.” Democrats said they hoped to provide more money to ensure …

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Meet the 13 Republicans who voted ‘no’ on the tax bill

Meet the 13 Republicans who voted ‘no’ on the tax bill Posted on November 17, 2017 by Tribune News Service 34 Shares WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders cheered passing a major tax overhaul Thursday, but 13 Republicans voted bucked their party and voted against the bill. All but one of the Republicans hailed from New York, New Jersey or California …

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Illinoisans’ no good, very bad year

Berg: Illinoisans’ no good, very bad year By Austin Berg | Illinois News Network Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan gives an interview following a committee hearing on October 31, 2017. Image courtesy of BlueRoomStream   False hope, can-kicking and a pay cut for working people was more than enough for 2017 to take the title: the …

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