House Speaker Michael Madigan used his absolute power over the legislative process to move legislation to the floor on Friday that exchanges Illinois’ constitutionally mandated flat income tax with a progressive tax.
An analysis of the most recent voter registration data shows women vote more than men at City of Galesburg Precinct 5, City of Galesburg Precinct 23 and City of Galesburg Precinct 16 in Greater Galesburg.
State Sen. Chuck Weaver (R-Peoria) said he was worried about funding for a bill that would give schools the option of connecting at-risk students with anger management classes during a Senate Education Committee hearing last week.
This week, members of the Senate Republican Caucus stood with the middle-income families of Illinois and against a $3.4 billion tax increase as Illinois Democrats advanced out of the Senate a proposed graduated income tax that provides no protections for taxpayers.
Residents of the 37th District can bring some of their unwanted household items to a free community recycling event being sponsored by Senator Chuck Weaver and Kuusakoski Recycling on May 11 in Peoria.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider finds it difficult to seriously consider Gov. J.B. Pritzker's graduated income tax-hike proposal, given the source of the plan's own history of personal finance.