The Illinois Policy Institute focused on House Bill 278 on March 16th.
It would “would transfer an additional $300 million per year of state income tax funds to local governments, continuing to prop up local overspending that fuels high property taxes,” the article asserts.
Extra money for municipalities and county governments for which local officials would not have raised themselves.
Here’s the roll call:
Three Republicans voted for the bill:
- Chad Hayes
- Robert Pritchard
- Steve Reick