As of January 19th, State Rep. David McSweeney has 56 sponsors of his House Resolution not to tax retirement income.
Here is what appears on the Illinois General Assembly website:
Short Description: NO TAXES ON RETIREMENT INCOME
Rep. David McSweeney – Brandon W. Phelps – Jeanne M Ives – Martin J. Moylan – Mark Batinick, Margo McDermed, Steven Andersson, Jack D. Franks, Sue Scherer, Deborah Conroy, Jerry F. Costello, II, Anna Moeller, Katherine Cloonen, Daniel V. Beiser, Mike Smiddy, Natalie A. Manley, Sam Yingling, Stephanie A. Kifowit, C.D. Davidsmeyer, Reginald Phillips, Thomas Morrison, Bill Mitchell, Adam Brown, Avery Bourne, Dwight Kay, John M. Cabello, Ron Sandack, Terri Bryant, Christine Winger, Michael P. McAuliffe, Randy Frese, Joe Sosnowski, John D. Anthony, Anthony DeLuca, Patrick J. Verschoore, John D. Cavaletto, Sheri L Jesiel, Jay Hoffman, Tom Demmer, Andrew F Skoog, Frances Ann Hurley, David Reis, Rita Mayfield, Norine Hammond, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Camille Y. Lilly, Kenneth Dunkin, Donald L. Moffitt, Mary E. Flowers, John D’Amico, Linda Chapa LaVia, Emanuel Chris Welch, Peter Breen, Cynthia Soto, Sonya M. Harper and Monique D. Davis
The names of Jack Franks and Steve Andersson appear above.
Maybe you can find the names of local State Representatives Mike Tryon or Barbara Wheeler on the list of sponsors, but I can’t.
Tryon’s numbers are
- (217) 782-0432
- (815) 459-6453
Wheeler can be contacted at
- (217) 782-1664
- (847) 973-0064
Tryon is retiring and member of the House Republican Leadership team.
Wheeler has no primary opponent.
It takes 60 votes to pass a bill and there are 118 House members.